Heat-tolerant” and “drought-tolerant” vegetables do best in hot and dry climate. Humidity, especially warm, humid nights, can lead to fungal diseases, so it’s also good to look for disease resistance vegetables. We have selected this list of vegetables because they continue producing even during periods of extreme heat, humidity and drought.
The sweet and tender Scarlet Nantes carrot is popular as a sweet baby, slicer, or fresh market variety that is enjoyed cooked or fresh.
The Bulls Blood beet is an old heirloom favorite that produces dark red foliage that is great cooked and mixed in salads!
Living up to its name, the Christmas beans turn pink-brown when cooked and are known to have an excellent semi-rich flavor.
The Danver 126 is a durable, multipurpose carrot that produces high yields and has been improved for color, skin, uniformity and yield.
The large, red stalks of the Giant Red celery have a wonder flavor, some prefer it over green stalks! It truly is a hidden gem.
Green Emperor broccoli is a new F1, Early Green Duke type broccoli with extra vigor, heavy yield, heat resistance and a nice dome shape.