What to Plant in November: 30 Vegetables and Herbs to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate Zone)

Feels like summer arrived to Sydney literally overnight. Yesterday it was raining and 15 degrees outside. Today is sunny beach weather with whopping 27 degrees. Almost anything can be planted now, so below are some ideas for common and not-so-common plants to be planted now in Sydney area.

1. Asparagus

Harvesting Asparagus
Harvesting Asparagus by Chiot’s Run

Where: sow in garden, or plant as crowns
Harvest: from 24 months

2. Amaranth

Amaranth
Amaranth by digiteyes

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

3. Beetroot

Beetroot from the allotment
Beetroot from the allotment by LoopZilla

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

4. Broccoli

organic broccoli buds by greenhem, on Flickr
organic broccoli buds by greenhem

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

5. Cabbage

01.17.2009: It's that cabbage again...
01.17.2009: It’s that cabbage again… by bookgrl

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

6. Capsicum

Fresh green capsicums.
Fresh green capsicums. by The view through my lens – Ajith

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

7. Coriander

Coriander in a close-up
Coriander in a close-up by Henrique Vicente

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from February

8. Cucumber

harvest: enormous cucumber
harvest: enormous cucumber by woodleywonderworks

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

9. Eggplant

basket full of eggplant
basket full of eggplant by Dunbar Gardens

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from April

10. French tarragon

French Tarragon
French Tarragon by Satrina0

Where: plant cuttings or root division
Harvest: from March

11. Horseradish

Horseradish Kren (directly from Austria)
Horseradish Kren (directly from Austria) by Ibán

Where: plant root pieces
Harvest: from May

12. Lemon Balm (also Bee balm)

Lemon balm
Lemon balm by quinn.anya

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

13. Mint

Pots of Mint
Pots of Mint by WxMom

Where: grow in trays and plant out or start from cuttings
Harvest: from March

14. NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens)

Pumpkin & NZ Spinach
Pumpkin & NZ Spinach by tripletrouble

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

15. Okra

Okra
Okra by TexasEagle

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from April

16. Oregano (also Pot Marjoram)

DSC01402 - Oregano
DSC01402 – Oregano by RaeA

Where: sow in garden, or start in seed trays
Harvest: from February

17. Pumpkin

Your Carriage is in Production, Bronx, NY
Your Carriage is in Production, Bronx, NY by Grufnik

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from April

18. Rosella

Rosella
Rosella by Narisa

Where: sow in garden, or start in seed trays
Harvest: from June

19. Sage (also Common Sage)

Sage
Sage by camknows

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from 18 months

20. Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold)

swiss chard
swiss chard by MissMessie

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

21. Sunflower

Peacock butterflies on a sunflower
Peacock butterflies on a sunflower by Reini68

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

22. Sweet corn (also maize)

Maize: summer time
Maize: summer time by Alesa Dam

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from April

23. Thyme (also Common thyme)

Thymus collinus (Thyme)
Thymus collinus (Thyme) by Arthur Chapman

Where: grow in seed trays and plant out 6-8 weeks
Harvest: from November

24. Tomato

First Ripe Tomatoes
First Ripe Tomatoes by Chiot’s Run

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

25. Tomatillo

Tomatillo
Tomatillo by urtica

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

26. Turnip

turnips
turnips by Dunbar Gardens

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

27. Watermelon

Five Days
Five Days by grep6

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

28. Yacon (also Sunroot)

DSCN1987
Yacon harvest by skrubtudse

Where: plant sprouting root/tuber to a depth of about 4cm and mulch to cover
Harvest: from July

29. Yam/Oka (also Oca)

Yam tubers for sale in the market
Yam tubers for sale in the market by IITA Image Library

Where: plant tubers about 5cm (1.5″) deep covered with soil
Harvest: from April

30. Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow)

Zucchini vines
Zucchini vines by editrix

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from February

Full planting list compiled by Gardenate. Visit their website for lot’s more planting ideas and information.

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