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Fruit and Vegetable Availabilty Chart: Usual Harvest Dates
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Crop Planting Dates* Begins Most Active Ends
Snap beans and pole beans August 15 - April
October 15
November 1 - May 1 June 15
Cabbage September 1 - April 15 October 25 January 1 - April 15 June 15
Carrots August 15 - February 15 November 1 December 15 - May 25 June 10
Cantaloupes January 15 - March 15 March 10 May 15 - June 20 July 10
Cauliflower September 15 - Jan. 1 December 15 January 1 - March 15 April 15
Celery August 1 - April 15 October 25 December 15 - June 15 June 15
Chinese Cabbage September 1 - April 1 October 20 November 15 - May 15 June 1
Sweet Corn July 25 - May 10 September 25 November 1 - Dec. 15 June 15
Cucumbers August 1 - April 1 September 20 November 1 - December 15
and
April 20 -
June 1
July 1
Eggplant July 15 - April 1 October 1 November 15 - July 1 August 1
Escarole and Endive August 25 - April 1 October 20 November 15 - May 25 June 1
Lettuce and Romaine August 25 - April 1 October 20 December 1 - May 1 June 1
Parlsey August 25 - April 1 October 20 November 1 - May 25 June 1
Green Peppers August 1 - March 15 October 20 November 15 - June 15 July 1
Potatoes September 15 - March 15 December 26 February 1 - June 1 July 1
Radishes September 1 - May 15 September 20 November 15 - May 1 June 15
Spinach (Processed) November 1 - Jan. 1 January 15 February 1 - March 1 March 15
Squash** August 15 - April 1 September 1 November 15 - May 15 July 1
Strawberries October 1 - Nov. 15 December 15 February 1 - April 1 May 15
Tomatoes July 15 - March 15 October 15 November 15 - June 1 July 1
Watermelons December 15 - April 1 April 1 May 1 - July 1 July 15

*Usual date direct seeded or transplanted.
     
**A small acreage of summer squash is marketed locally during July and August.

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