Zone 10 - What to Plant in September

Zone 10 - What to Plant in September

September is one of the best months to start gardening in Zone 10. You're just past the dog days of summer and the weather is starting to cool down a bit. The typical first frost in Zone 10 is mid-late December but even then it can be very mild. This allows for easy winter growing of several crops. Below is a list of items that can be planted in zone 10 in September.

Chesnok Red garlic is one of the best baking garlic's available! This variety is a fantastic garlic that holds its shape and flavor well when cooked. Its stores well. Chesnok Red is regarded by some as the best all around garlic variety as it has a very beautiful red color.

Certified - The "Bunch" Porto Rico Sweet Potatoes are the perfect bush or vine-less variety for gardeners that have limited growing space! These copper-colored sweet potatoes have a delicate light yellow to pink flesh that has a delicious flavor that will bring back memories! This old-fashioned tasting variety makes for the perfect baking sweet potato. Use the "Bunch" Porto Rico as a "baby baker" in just 100 days!

SPRING SHIPPING - Certified - The crisp, yellow flesh of the Red Gold Potato is great for making fries! This potato variety produces medium sized tubers with light red skin wrapped around a delicate yellow flesh that has the texture and flavor that no other potato has! Red Gold is a semi-moist, high yielder and shows some resistance to scab. Red Gold potatoes are excellent steamed, boiled, baked, fried, mashed, roasted or scalloped! This delicious red skinned potato was named after the Red River, which runs between North Dakota and Minnesota.

SPRING SHIPPING - The Color Mix is a tasty and colorful mixture of red, white, yellow and purple seed potatoes that will brighten up any dish! Each variety of potato in the Color Mix has approximately 8 potato seed pieces per pound. Usually 3-5 potatoes that can be cut into more pieces to plant. Minimum of 4lbs (1lbs of each variety). Yukon Gold - Best seller and an excellent keeper! Attractive, smooth, thin yellow skin, shallow eyes, yellow flesh and uniform yields. If you like your fried potatoes golden brown, Yukon Gold will almost turn that color by themselves. However, with Yukon Gold, your mashed potatoes are golden and beautiful to both the eye and the taste. When first harvested, Yukon Gold shows unique pink eyes not seen in other yellow varieties. They are best when home grown! Adirondack Blue - Brighten your meals with this tasty blue-purple potato! With deep blueish-purple skin and flesh that almost appears purple, here is another potato to brighten your table and your favorite potato salad. A family favorite for making awesome french fries or mashed potatoes. Abundant yields of medium sized oblong tubers. Russet - Easy and adaptable red potato for home gardening.Most likely the easiest and most adaptable red potato there is to grow, not to mention the consistent flavor! Attractive deep red skin and eyes, white flesh. The tuber of choice for new potatoes or fresh eating. Red Pontiac came from Florida in 1945 so it grows well in both the South and North regions. Adirondack Red - To say this potato is excellent, is an insult! Completely red! Both inside and out. A fun to cook with and delicious tasting potato. If it is late in the season and we are out of a variety above, we will substitute the next closest variety.

The Murasaki Purple Sweet Potato is a very delicious purple-skinned sweet potato with white flesh. This sweet potato variety is a Japanese sweet potato that offers very good yields and a delicious taste!

SPRING SHIPPING - Certified - The Banana Fingerling is a beautiful light brown skinned potato with a creamy inside! This variety is the most popular fingerling and it's also the easiest to grow. Developed in Europe, the Banana Fingerling is proclaimed to be excellent in salads. It is used amongst chefs and gourmet markets. The yellow, banana-shaped, waxy tubers have a firm texture that has wonderful flavor when baked, boil or steamed Mid-season!

The Sunset is a beautiful deep red looseleaf lettuce that is slow to bolt. The very attractive crinkled leaves make it a favorite in any salad or dish. This lettuce was an AAS winner in 1987, and since has been known to be a rare lettuce leaf. The delicious Sunset lettuce is a great variety for home and market growers alike. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

The Tango is a reliable and fast growing celery variety! Tango celery is a great improvement over older celery varieties, as it is more tolerant of less than ideal conditions. This hybrid produces dark green, thick stalks with lots of great celery flavor. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

Yukon Gold seed potatoes are a popular and well-known variety of potato known for their unique characteristics. These potatoes typically have a medium to large size, with an oval to oblong shape. Their skin is thin and smooth, featuring a pale yellow to golden-brown color, while the flesh is a vibrant yellow hue. The size and shape of Yukon Gold potatoes make them versatile for various culinary applications, from roasting and mashing to frying and boiling. Yukon Gold potatoes have a relatively short but interesting history. They were developed by Canadian agricultural researchers in the 1960s at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. These researchers aimed to create a potato variety that combined the best qualities of both waxy and starchy potatoes. The result was the Yukon Gold, which became a breakthrough in the potato world due to its rich, buttery flavor, creamy texture, and adaptability in different cooking methods. It quickly gained popularity among chefs and home cooks, becoming a staple in many kitchens worldwide. Over the years, Yukon Gold potatoes have earned a reputation for their exceptional taste and versatility. They are prized for their ability to hold their shape when cooked, making them ideal for dishes like potato salads and gratins. Their history, distinctive size, shape, and culinary attributes have solidified their place as a beloved potato variety in the culinary world.

Russian Red garlic has big bulbs that have a slightly purple skin that wraps the bulbs and cloves. This variety is a great garlic to grow for soil conditions that are slightly damp. Russian Red is one of the most flavorful heirloom garlics we offer. Approximately 6-9 cloves/ bulb. Approximately 45-60 garlic cloves/ pound.

Green Ice is a crispy loose-leaf lettuce that does well in hot weather! This variety produces an abundance of crunchy loose leaves. Green Ice's leaves are curled with deep green color. This lettuce is ready in just 45 days, it is among the earliest, yet will last well into summer thanks to its superior heat tolerance. Green Ice is one loose-leaf that just won't bolt!

The Lunar White is a rare white carrot with high yields! This is a very productive carrot with creamy white roots. The Lunar White has a mild, but delicious flavor with small core.

The spicy flavor, attractive purple stems, and green leaves of the Hong Vit Radish makes it a favorite among many growers! This radish variety is also a very fast growing microgreen. The Hong Vit grows straight with hairless attractive purple stems. Micro Hong Vit's leaves add a spicy flavor, visual appeal, and bulk to mixes!

China Gold (F1) cabbage has exceptional color both inside and out. It has a compact frame, good weight and is very slow bolting.

The Philadelphia White Box Radish is a tiny, round white variety that is the perfect choice for a container or garden bed! This radish might be small, but it has a big spicy flavor and crispy texture that is wonderful when eaten fresh. The Philadelphia White Box can enjoyed by both home growers or market growers. This variety is a heavy yielder of little, uniform radishes!

Red Jewel is early maturing and produces good size cabbages. This variety is a high-yielding red cabbage hybrid with uniform maturity. Red Jewel offers a deep red head with a short core and is ideal for both fresh and shredder markets.

Crunchy Royale is a dark red, round radish ideal for bunching or cello pack. It yields high quality and extremely uniform roots. Overall, Crunchy Royale offers excellent internal and external color and a high pack-out rate for growers.

The Hailstone Radish is a round white radish with a very crisp flesh that is a nice color contrast on relish trays and in salads. This quick growing radish is suitable to both spring and fall planting. Begin harvesting this radish variety when its nearly an inch across.