Permaculture Design/How to/Planting Calendars/Dunedin New Zealand

Planting Plan for the Dunedin Coastal Area:


Brassicas ~ Broccoli, Cauliflower, Kale, Cabbage, Kohl rabi ~ last planting of seeds. All salad types. Winter Japanese radish, European radish endive & Raddichio. Carrots for a July harvest


Chinese cabbage, tall pak tsoi, daikon radish, mescalun, Chinese mustard, last planting of fennel & rocket.

Spinach, Turnip, Onion for winter standing. Winter lettuce ~ cos, Webbs wonderful ,Imperial (for under cloches later)


Parsley. Last silverbeet. Plant green manure crops.

Mescalun, rocket winter radish, turnips, raddichio, lettuce, carrots

Late AprilEdit

Sow “greenfeast” peas in well drained soil

Broad beans – long pods best


Broad beans


Sprout seed potatoes inside. Later garlic, shallots, jerusalem artichokes.


Mustard & cress, mescalun (small warm spot or under cloche on windowsill) plant lettuce, parsley, silverbeet seeds in trays indoors. Garlic & shallots late July.


Cabbage, broccoli, peas, broad beans. Early potatoes under mulch. More lettuce. Small early planting of zucchini.

Small sowing outside of carrots, radish, early turnips, mescalun, corn salad, silverbeet, spinach. Other outside sowings of onions, leeks, parsnips, celery

Garlic & shallots still OK.


Peas, broad beans, spinach, silver beet, carrots, radish. turnip, potatoes, broccoli, cauli, fennel.

Spring onions, lettuce, zuchini, brussel sprouts, celery cucumber.

Late SeptemberEdit

Beetroot, french beans, scarlet runner beans, kohl rabi, salsify


Last chance for parsnips.

Sweet corn, celery, coriander, all salad types, turnips, carrots, broccoli, cauli, potatoes, parsley, yams, late spuds. Autumn sowings for brussel sprouts, silver beet, swede & fennel.


All salad types, late sweet corn, carrots etc.

Broccoli, cabbage, cauli, kale, NZ spinach, leek seedlings outside.


Peas. All salad types. Carrots, broccoli, cabbage, cauli, kale,

French beans, turnips. Parsley & spinach. Kohlrabi