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Today, man-made things, like greenhouses, do a great job of setting the right temperature. It also provides artificial light and nutrients to water crops in a timely manner. Therefore, you don’t have to spend a lot of effort and time to grow vegetables well in Nepal. All you need is the right plan.
But, of course, we know the value and freshness of organic farming. Or you can call it a “kitchen garden”. This not only provides you with healthy, fresh and nutritious food and the taste of your own garden, but also protects the environment from harmful chemical fertilizers. What is better than this? Grow fresh and grow more!
Let’s take a closer look. Here, we publish a calendar of vegetable seeds for growing summer and winter vegetables at home in Nepal.
As we know, our country is rich in diverse plant species and has almost all kinds of terrain as much as possible. From mountains to plains, Mother Nature is a haven for many beautiful species. Sure, it’s difficult to plan this vegetable growing season chart / calendar, but we’ve done our best for you. This list is complete with common sowing seasons for North and South Nepal.
However, it is advisable to consult a local gardening expert to get the most accurate details about the village, city, or town. Here you can find the North Nepali Vegetable Sowing Calendar, the Nepaln Vegetable Cultivation Season Chart, and the South Nepali Vegetable Sowing Calendar.
Vegetable sowing calendar / chart at home in Nepal
|Sr. No.||Name of Vegetable||North Growing Season||South Growing Season||Germination Temp. (in °C)||Method of Sowing||Sowing Depth (inches)||Sowing Distance (inches/feet)||Days to Maturity|
|1||Onion||May-Jun||Mar-Apr May-Jun Sept-Oct||10-32||Transplant||0.25||Between Seeds – 4 ft. Between Rows – 6 ft||150-160 days|
|2||Bottle Gourd||Feb-Mar Jun-Jul||Nov-Dec Dec-Jan Jun-Jul||20-30||Direct||1-2||Between Seeds – 1 ft Between Rows – 4 ft||55-60 days|
|3||Carrot||Aug-Sept-Oct||Aug-Nov||10-30||Direct||0.25||Between Seeds – 2” Between Rows – 1.5 ft||75-80 days|
|4||Tomato||Jun-Aug Nov-Dec||Jan-Feb Jun-Jul Oct-Nov||20-30||Transplant||0.25||Between Seeds – 1 ft Between Rows – 2.5 ft||110-115 days|
|5||Melon||Feb-Mar Jun-Jul||Jan-Feb Mar-Jun Oct-Dec||22-32||Direct||1||Between Rows – 18”-24”||70-85 days|
|6||Potato||Oct-Dec||Oct-Dec||4||Direct||4||Between Rows – 12”-18”||70-120 days|
|7||Cabbage||Sept-Oct||Jun-Jul Oct-Nov||10-20||Transplant||0.25||Between Seeds – 1 ft Between Rows – 1.5 ft||90-100 days|
|8||Beans||Feb-Mar||–||16-30||Direct||1-1.5||Between Seeds – 8” Between Rows – 18”||45-50 days|
|9||Broccoli||Aug-Sept||Aug-Sept||21-23||Transplant||1.5||Between Seeds – 1 ft Between Rows – 1.5 ft||90-100 days|
|10||Cauliflower (Late)||Aug-Sept-Oct||Jun-Jul||16-20||Transplant||0.5||Between Seeds – 2 ft Between Rows – 2 ft||120-125 days|
|11||Cauliflower (Mid-season)||Sept-Oct||Jun-Jul Aug-Sept||16||Transplant||0.5||Between Seeds – 2 ft Between Rows – 2 ft||120-125 days|
|12||Apple Gourd||Feb-Mar Jun-Jul||Feb-Mar Jun-Jul||20-30||Direct||1||Between Seeds – 12” Between rows – 12”||70-80 days|
|13||Cucumber||Feb-Mar Jun-Jul||Jun-Jul Sept-Oct Dec-Jan||16-32||Direct||0.5||Between Rows – 12”||50-70 days|
|14||Corn||Oct-Nov||Sept-Oct||10||Direct||1-1.5||Between Seeds – 4”-6” Between Rows – 30”-36”||60-100 days|
|15||Lettuce||Sept-Oct||Oct-Dec||7-27||Direct/Transplant||Surface Sow, cover lightly with soil||Between Rows – 8”-12”||45-55 days|
|16||Radish||Aug-Jan||-depends-||10-30||Direct||0.5||Between Seeds – 2”-3” Between Rows – 12”||40-45 days|
|17||Pumpkin||Jan-Mar Sept-Dec May-Jun||Jun-Jul Dec-Jan||20-35||Direct||1||Between Seeds – 24”-48”||70-75 days|
|18||Bitter Gourd||Feb-Mar Jun-Jul||Nov-Dec Dec-Jan Jun-Jul||20-30||Direct||0.5||Between Seeds – 1 ft Between Rows – 4 ft||55-60 days|
|19||Okra||Feb-Mar Jun-Jul||Jan-Feb May-Jun Oct-Dec||20-32||Direct||0.5||Between Seeds – 12” Between Rows – 18”||45-50 days|
|20||Cauliflower (Early)||Mid-June||Jun-Jul Aug-Sept||25-27||Transplant||0.5||Between Seeds – 2 ft Between Rows – 2 ft||120-125 days|
|21||Capsicum||Nov-Jun May-Jun||Jan-Feb May-Jun Oct-Nov||15-25||Transplant||0.25-0.5||Between Seeds – 1.5 ft. Between Rows – 1.5 ft.||95-100 days|
|22||Spinach||Sept-Nov Feb||Sept-Oct-Nov||10-22||Direct||0.5||Between Seeds – 3” Between Rows – 9”||60 days|
|23||Peas||Sept-Oct-Nov||Sept-Oct-Nov||10-22||Direct||1||Between Seeds – 4” Between Rows – 12”||55-60 days|
|24||Beetroot||Oct-Nov||Aug-Nov||10-30||Direct||1||Between Seeds – 4” Between Rows – 18”||80-90 days|
|25||Turnip||Oct-Nov||Oct-Nov||15-35||Direct||0.5||Between Seeds – 4” Between Rows – 1.5 ft||40-50 days|
Of course, it is not possible to list all the vegetables grown in Nepal, but some of the more lovingly growing vegetables. So get ready and start sowing the vegetable seeds you like in all organic ways.
If you’re new to organic home gardening and you’re new to it, you should read the blog to get a deeper understanding of all the steps, tips, and key points.
Here is a list of high-yielding, easy-to-grow vegetables that are ideal for beginners.
If you need fast-growing vegetables, lettuce is one of them. It grows more easily than other vegetables and is ready for harvest in 35-42 days. It is healthy and delicious if properly cared for. Read about-How to grow lettuce at home?
Whether you’re a small terrace garden or a large backyard, spinach should definitely be on your list. It can grow well in both sunlight and shade, which is one of the easiest growing vegetables you can grow at home. You will be able to harvest within 37-50 days after sowing the first seed. Also read-how to grow spinach at home?
If you are a delicious salad lover, beetroot is your best choice. Known for both sweet roots and leaves that can be planted in the backyard. Beet leaf salad is ready for harvest almost 21 days after plantation. If you want to taste delicious roots, you have to wait another 24 days!
Another vegetable to grow at home is radish. Especially as a raw salad, it is commonly enjoyed in almost every Nepalo home. Plant this taproot radish at home and enjoy the homemade taste within 24-60 days from the plantation. Read more about-How to grow radishes?
If you do not have enough space to carry pots or containers, it is advisable to grow microgreens. This delicious little version of your favorite leafy vegetable is perfect for anyone looking for healthy choices and crunchy elements in their diet. Want to know more about how to grow microgreens?
If you choose to grow from the vegetable list above, be sure to give organic plant-based foods to meet the nutrient requirements for healthy growth.
We hope this vegetable sowing calendar / chart will help you grow your favorite vegetables at home. So start a plantation and take a step on a wonderful journey into health and organic gardening.