Sowing time and seed rate of vegetables

 

Crops

Sowing time

Transplanting time

Harvest period

Seed rate(Kg/ha)

Amaranthus (चौलाई)

Feb.-July

-

April-Oct.

2-3

Beat Root (चुकन्‍दर)

Oct.-Nov.

-

Dec.-Feb.

10-12

Bitter Gourd (करेला)

Feb.-March

June-July

-

May-July

Aug.-Oct.

4.5-6

Bottle Gourd (लौकी)

Feb.-March

June-July

-

April-June

Oct.-Dec.

3-6

Brinjal (बैंगन)

Jan.-Feb.

May-June

Oct.-Nov.

Feb-Mar.

June-July

Jan.

April-June

Sept.-Nov.

March-May

0.4-0.5

Cabbage (बंद गोभी)

Sept.-Oct.

Oct.-Nov.

Dec.-March

0.5-0.75

Capsicum (शिमला मिर्च)

Nov.-Jan.

June-July

Jan.-Feb.

July-aug.

April-May

Sept.-Oct.

0.2-0.3

Carrot (गाजर)

Aug-Oct.

-

Dec.-March

5-6

Cauliflower (फूलगोभी) - Early

Early June

July

Nov.

0.5-0.75

Cauliflower (फूलगोभी) -Mid season

July-Sept.

Aug.-Oct.

Nov.-Jan.

0.3-0.4

Cauliflower (फूलगोभी) - Late

Sept.-Oct.

Oct.-Nov.

Jan.-March

0.3-0.4

Chillies (मिर्च)

Nov.-Jan.

May-June

Jan.-March

June-July

April-June

Sept.-Nov.

0.5-1.0

Cluster Bean (ग्‍वांर)

Feb.-March

June-July

-

April-June

Aug.-Oct.

15-25

Cowpea (लोबिया)

June-July

Feb.-March

-

Aug-Oct.

April-June

12

20

Cucumber (खीरा)

Feb.-March

June-July

-

May-July

Aug-Oct.

2.5-3.7

Dolichos Bean ()

June-July

-

Oct.-Dec.

18-20

Fenu Greek (मेथी)

Sept.-Nov.

-

Nov.-Feb.

30

French Bean (फरास बीन)

Feb.March

-

April-May

30-35

Knol-Knol (नॉल-नॉल)

Sept.-Oct.

Oct.-Nov.

Dec.-Feb.

-

Lettuce

Sept.-Oct.

Oct.-Nov.

Dec.-Feb.

-

Muskmelon (खरबूजा)

Jan.-Feb.

-

April-June

3.7

Okra (भिण्‍डी)

Feb.-March

June-July

-

March-June

Aug.-Nov.

18-22 (ग्रीष्‍म)

8-10 (वर्षा ऋतू)

Onion (प्‍याज)

Oct.-Nov.

May-June

Dec.-Jan.

June-July

April-June

Oct.-Nov.

8-10

Peas Early (मटर अगेती) 

Peas (मटर)

Sept.-Oct.

Oct.-Nov

-

-

Nov.-Jan.

Jan.-March

75-80

Potato (आलू)

Sept.-Nov.

Dec.-Feb.

-

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Jan-March

March-April

-

Radish (मूली)

April-Aug.

Sept-Oct.

Nov.-Jan

-

May-Sept

Nov.-Jan.

Dec.-March

5.5-11

Palak (पालक)

Sept.-Nov.

Feb.

-

Nov.-Feb.

March-April

20-25

Sponge Gourd (तो‍री)

Feb.-March

-

April-June

2.5-3.6

Ridge Gourd

June-July

-

Aug.-Oct.

-

Round melon (टिंडा)

Feb.-March

June-July

-

May-June

Sept-Oct.

3.7-5

Tomato (टमाटर)

June-Aug.

Nov.-Dec.

Aug.-Sept.

Dec.-Feb

Oct.-Dec.

April-June.

0.45-0.55

Turnip (शलजम)

Oct.-Nov.

-

Dec.-March.

2.5-3.5

Watermelon (तरबूज)

Jan.-March

-

May-June

3.7-5

Source:NSC Vegetable Seeds Production Guide for North India