Vegetable Calendar Nepal: Table of Vegetable Growing Seasons Nepal

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Vegetable Calendar Nepal is a table or calendar which help to do home gardening or open field farming or terrace gardening and tunnel farming with exponential growth.

Growing vegetables in Nepal is now easier with exponential growth.

The concept of temperature control greenhouses and other technologies makes it easy for you to plan the sowing of vegetable seeds.

Today, man-made things do a great job of establishing a suitable temperature, like a greenhouse. Also, provide artificial light and nutrients and timely water your crops. Therefore, it is not necessary to invest a lot of effort and time to successfully grow vegetables in Nepal. The only thing you need is the correct planning.

But of course we know the value and freshness of organic farming or you can say “home gardening”. Not only does this provide you with fresh, healthy nutrient-dense food and the flavor of your own garden, it also protects the environment from harmful chemical fertilizers. What can be better than this? Grow fresh, grow more!

So, let’s take an in-depth look. Here we present a vegetable seed calendar that helps you plan to grow your own summer vegetables and winter vegetables at home in Nepal.

As we know, our country is rich in diverse plant species, home to almost every possible type of topography. From the mountains to the plains, our mother nature is the refuge of many beautiful species. It’s definitely hard for us to plan this vegetable growing season chart / calendar, but we’ve done our best for you.

However, for the most accurate details about your town, city or town, we recommend that you consult with your local gardening experts.

Vegetable Calendar Nepal:Vegetable Seed Sowing Calendar / Chart in Nepal


Sr. No. Name of Vegetable North Nepal Growing Season South Nepal 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, we cannot list all the vegetables that are grown in Nepal, but we do list some of the vegetables that grow more and more lovingly. So get ready and start sowing the seeds of the vegetables that you like the most with all the organic forms.

If you are a beginner and you are the first step towards organic gardening at home, you should read our blogs to take a deep breath all the steps, tips and key points.

Here we’ve compiled a list of easy-to-grow, high-yielding veggies that are perfect for beginners.

If you want a fast growing vegetable, lettuce is one of them. It grows easily than other vegetables and is ready for harvest in 35-42 days. It is healthy and delicious if you take good care of it. Read about: How to grow lettuce at home?

Whether you have a small garden deck or a large backyard, spinach should definitely be on your list. It can grow well in both sunlight and shade, one of the easiest growing vegetables you can grow at home. After sowing the first seeds, they will be ready for harvest in 37 to 50 days. Read also -How to grow spinach at home?

If you are a lover of delicious salads, Beetroot is the best option for you. Known for both the sweet roots and the foliage that you can plant in your backyard. The beet leaf salad will be ready for harvest almost 21 days after planting. If you want to taste its delicious roots, you have to wait 24 more days!

Another vegetable that should be grown at home is radish. Commonly enjoyed in almost everyNepali household, especially as a raw salad. Plant this taproot radish at home to enjoy the homegrown flavor within 24 to 60 days of planting. Read more about: How to grow radishes?

If you don’t have a lot of room to carry pots and containers, we recommend growing Microgreens. This delicious, tiny version of your favorite leafy vegetable is best for anyone looking for healthy, crunchy options in their diet. Do you know more about how to grow micro vegetables?

Regardless of what you choose to grow from the vegetable list above, be sure to feed them organic plant foods to complete their nutrient requirement, necessary for healthy growth.

We hope this vegetable seed planting calendar / chart will help you grow your favorite vegetable at home. So start planting and take a step towards an incredible journey to good health and organic gardening.

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