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2022 Planting Calendar: When to Start Vegetable Seeds | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Planting Calendar for Apopka, FL

For the Almanac's fall and spring planting calendars, we've calculated the best time to start seeds indoors, when to transplant young plants outside, and when to direct seed into the ground.

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Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on December 14 (at MT PLYMOUTH 1SSW, FL climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Nov 9
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Oct 30
Bell PeppersFrost Jul 1Frost Aug 26N/A
BroccoliFrost Sep 2Frost Sep 30N/A
CabbageFrost Aug 23Frost Sep 20N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Aug 16
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Oct 25
CauliflowerFrost Sep 2Frost Sep 30N/A
CeleryFrost Jun 22Frost Aug 31N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Sep 10
EggplantsFrost Jul 1Frost Aug 26N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Sep 10
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jul 21Frost Sep 15N/A
KaleFrost Sep 22Frost Oct 20N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Oct 25
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Nov 4
OkraN/AN/AFrost Sep 5
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 10
PeasN/AN/AFrost Oct 10
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Sep 30
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jul 27
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Nov 9
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Nov 19
Sweet PotatoesFrost Jul 12Frost Aug 16N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Nov 4
TomatoesFrost Jul 6Frost Aug 31N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Nov 4
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Aug 16
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Aug 31
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Sep 15

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on March 6 (at MT PLYMOUTH 1SSW, FL climate station, elevation 88 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Feb 20-Mar 6
Moon Mar 2- 6
BasilFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 6-27
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Feb 20-Mar 13
Moon Feb 20-Mar 1
Bell PeppersFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 13-18
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-20
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jan 30-Feb 13
Moon Jan 30-31
CauliflowerFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
CeleryFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 13-18
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 6-20
Moon Mar 6-18
CornN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 10
Moon Apr 1-10
CucumbersFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 6-Apr 10
Moon Mar 6-18, Apr 1-10
EggplantsFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Mar 13-Apr 3
Moon Mar 13-18, Apr 1- 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-27
Moon Mar 13-18
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 6-16
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Jan 23-Feb 6
Moon Feb 1- 6
Frost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
N/A
LettuceFrost Jan 23-Feb 6
Moon Feb 1- 6
Frost Feb 20-Mar 20
Moon Mar 2-18
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 17-27
OreganoFrost Dec 26-Jan 23
Moon Jan 2-17
Frost Mar 6-27
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-20
Moon Feb 6-16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 13-Mar 6
Moon Feb 17-Mar 1
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jan 23-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Feb 27-Mar 20
Moon Feb 27-Mar 1, Mar 19-20
PumpkinsFrost Feb 13-27
Moon Feb 13-16
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 9-30
Moon Jan 18-30
RosemaryFrost Dec 26-Jan 9
Moon Jan 2- 9
Frost Mar 13-Apr 3
Moon Mar 13-18, Apr 1- 3
N/A
SageFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 6-20
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Jan 23-Feb 13
Moon Feb 1-13
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 27-Apr 10
Moon Mar 27-31
Swiss ChardFrost Jan 23-Feb 6
Moon Feb 1- 6
Frost Feb 13-20
Moon Feb 13-16
N/A
ThymeFrost Dec 26-Jan 23
Moon Jan 2-17
Frost Mar 6-27
Moon Mar 6-18
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 9-23
Moon Jan 9-17
Frost Mar 13-Apr 3
Moon Mar 13-18, Apr 1- 3
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 6-27
Moon Feb 17-27
WatermelonsFrost Feb 6-13
Moon Feb 6-13
Frost Mar 20-Apr 3
Moon Apr 1- 3
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 17
Moon Apr 1-16
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Mar 20-Apr 17
Moon Apr 1-16