Here is a seasonal list of everything we are currently offering to plant in your edible gardens this season…


Fall 2019 Planting Choices 

The Fall veggie crops listed below are usually planted as transplants in mid-September thru the end of October, depending on the crop. There are technically 2 plantings for us here down South, we call them Short-term & Long-term.

Short Term Crops: Usually planted in September and will die off at the first freeze, which tends to be November or December.

  • Beans: Snap or Bush
  • Cucumber: Pickling or Slicing
  • Eggplant
  • Green Beans
  • Malabar Spinach
  • Peppers: everything from Bell Peppers to the Carolina Reaper
  • Potatoes
  • Squash: Yellow Straight/Crooked Neck, Spaghetti, etc.
  • Tomato: Cherry, Slicing, Roma, etc.
  • Zucchini

Long Term Crops: Typically planted towards the end of September thru October. These crops like it cold, and will grow thru the freezes and can be harvested into February or March.

  • Beets: various varieties
  • Broccoli: Green or Romanesco
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cabbage: Green or Purple
  • Carrots: various colors
  • Cauliflower: White or Purple
  • Celery
  • Chard: Italian or Swiss
  • Collard Greens
  • Garlic
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuces: Leaf or Head
  • Mustard Greens
  • Onions: Sweet Yellow, White, or Red
  • Radish: various varieties
  • Snow Peas
  • Spinach
  • Turnips

Herb Planting Choices

Herbs can be grown year-round, usually with planting occurring in the fall- but it varies. Most of the herbs listed below do well in shaded areas, or areas without too much after-noon sunlight.

  • Anise Hyssop
  • Apple Mint
  • Basil: (warmer season, and not recommended for Fall) sweet, purple, lemon, Thai, and more!
  • Bee Balm
  • Berries & Cream Mint
  • Catnip
  • Citronella
  • Chives
  • Chocolate Mint
  • Cilantro (cooler season, not recommended for Spring)
  • Curry Plant
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Lavender: various varieties
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lemon Grass
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Lime Mint
  • Marigold
  • Mojito Mint
  • Orange Mint
  • Oregano: various varieties
  • Peppermint
  • Pineapple Mint
  • Pineapple Sage
  • Rosemary: many varieties of upright & prostrating
  • Rue
  • Sage: various varieties
  • Spearmint
  • Stevia
  • Sweet Marjoram
  • Thyme: various varieties
  • Vick’s Plant

Fruit Planting Choices

Depending on your soil, garden space, and sunlight…there are a few fruit trees and bushes that can thrive in this area. Since these are perennial plants and trees, they are planted and cut back at specific times of the year.

  • Apple Tree: many varieties! Need at least 2 for pollination. If limited on space, we can get 3-in-1 trees, meaning 3 different varieties in 1 tree that can cross pollinate!
  • Apricot Tree
  • Avocado Tree: needs a lot of love & attention the first 3-5 years!
  • Blackberry Bush
  • Blueberry Bush
  • Fig a Tree: lemon (depends on availability), brown Turkey, etc.
  • Grape Vines: needs large trellis or pergola space & lots of sun
  • Kumquat Tree
  • Lemon Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Lime Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Loquat Tree: does best in the ground
  • Olive Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Orange/ Tangerine Tree: most hardy of the citrus and does well in the ground or container
  • Papaya Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Peach Tree
  • Pecan Tree
  • Plum Tree
  • Pomegranate Tree: does best in the ground
  • Raspberry Bush
  • Strawberries: best planted in container or custom bed 

For more questions information to see if you have the right space for these fruit & nut varieties…contact us at 210.843.5613 or grow@uprootedgardens.com!

We can come out & see what will work- and what won’t!