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.
If you want to spice up your salads and meals, then the fast growing Astro Arugula will be the perfect addition to your garden!
The Bulls Blood beet is an old heirloom favorite that produces dark red foliage that is great cooked and mixed in salads!
The Danver 126 is a great tasting favorite that was bred for heat resistance and high yields and is now also available as organic!
The Dixie Red Tomato is a delicious hybrid that consistently produces high yields of vibrant red tomatoes with excellent disease resistance.
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.
No wonder Premium Crop broccoli is an All-American Selection winner! This variety is very flavorful and is able to stand up to very hot conditions.
The Tasty Green cucumber is a burpless cucumber that is crisp and juicy and is an excellent cucumber for greenhouse growing as it produces high yields.
The Trip-L-Crop Tomato is an extremely long and productive heirloom tomato plant variety that thrives in a greenhouse setting!