Agriculture World

Vegetable Seed Sowing Calendar 2020-2021 for Farmers, Part 2

Rishabh Bhan
Rishabh Bhan

With the rapid change in the growth of agriculture world, these days the concept of temperature control greenhouses and other technologies are being used to grow plants and vegetables in natural ways. However, we all know the importance of fresh and organic home-grown vegetables. So, here is comprehensive vegetable planting guide that will help you with sowing your vegetable seeds throughout the year.

For Part 1 on Vegetable Seed Sowing Calendar 2020-2021, you can click on the below link- 

https://krishijagran.com/agriculture-world/vegetable-seed-sowing-calendar-2020-2021-for-farmers/

Vegetable Seeds Calendar 2020

1) Spinach

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - September-November.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - September-October- November.

  • Germination Temp. - 10 - 22°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Colour: Uniform Green, Tender, Crisp, Smooth and Broad, No Red Pigmentation.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Direct & 0.5 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Seeds to Seeds - 03” & Rows to Rows - 09”.

  • Days to Maturity - 60 Days after Sowing.

2) Tomato

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - Jun-Aug & Nov-Dec.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - Jan-Feb, Jun-Jul & Oct-Nov

  • Germination Temp. - 20-30°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Colour: Round, Deep Red, Bearing In Bunches.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Transplant & 0.25 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Seeds to Seeds - 1ft & Rows to Rows - 2.5ft.

  • Days to Maturity - 110 - 115 Days after Sowing.

3) Turnip

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - October to November.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - October to November.

  • Germination Temp. - 15-35°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Colour: Oblong & Light Green With Dark Green Stripes.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Direct & 0.5 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Seeds to Seeds - 4 ft & Rows to Rows - 1.5 ft.

  • Days to Maturity - 40 - 50 Days after Sowing.

4) Cauliflower (Early)

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - Middle of June

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - Jun-Jul & Aug-Sept

  • Germination Temp. - 25-27°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Color: Dome & Excellent Self Blanching Leaf Character Which Cover the Curd up to 1.5 Kg Weight.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Transplant & 0.5 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Seeds to Seeds -2ft & Rows to Rows - 2 ft.

  • Days to Maturity - 120- 125 Days after Sowing.

5) Cauliflower (Late)

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - August-September-October.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - June-July.

  • Germination Temp. - 16-20°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Color: Dome & Excellent Self Blanching Leaf Character Which Cover The Curd Upto 1.5 Kg Weight.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Transplant & 0.5 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Seeds to Seeds - 2 ft & Rows to Rows - 2 ft.

  • Days to Maturity - 120 - 125 Days after Sowing.

6) Cauliflower (Mid-season)

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - September to October.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - June to July & August to September.

  • Germination Temp. - Less than 16°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Color : Dome & Excellent Self Blanching Leaf Character Which Cover The Curd Upto 1.5 Kg Weight.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Transplant & 0.5 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Seeds to Seeds - 2 ft & Rows to Rows - 2ft.

  • Days to Maturity - 120 - 125 Days after Sowing.

7) Potato

  • Seed Type : Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated And Non-GMO

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - October to December.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - October to December.

  • Germination Temp. - 4°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Color: Round and brown.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Direct & 4 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Rows to Rows - 12" to 18".

  • Days to Maturity - 70 - 120 Days after Sowing.

8) Pumpkin

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated And Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - Jan-Mar, Sept-Dec & May-June.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - June-Jul & Dec-Jan

  • Germination Temp. - 20-35°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Color: Flattish Round With Deep Ridges & Shinning Dark Green In Colour With Yellowish Spots/Netting All Over, Flesh Yellowish Orange.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Direct & 1 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Between seeds 24"-48".

  • Days to Maturity - 70 - 75 Days after Sowing.

9) Corn

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated And Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (North India) - Oct-Nov.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time (South India) - Sept-Oct.

  • Germination Temp. - 10°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Color: Long & Golden Yellow Elongated Leaves.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Direct & 1-1.5 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Between Seeds - 4”-6” & Between Rows - 30”-36”.

  • Days to Maturity - 60 - 100 Days after Sowing.

10) Melon

  • Seed Type: Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO.

  • Growing Season/ Sowing Time - February to March.

  • Germination Temp. - 22-32°C.

  • Fruit Shape & Color: Oblong & Yellow.

  • Sowing Method & Sowing Depth - Direct & 1 inches.

  • Sowing Distance (inches/feet) - Between Rows - 18”-24”.

  • Days to Maturity - 70 - 85 Days after Sowing.

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