The diverse variety of veggies available means there’s something that can be grown no matter what time of the year you wish to start sowing. If the urge to plant strikes you in winter, don’t worry, there are still plenty of vegetables that you can grow!
When it comes to winter vegetables, the type to plant can differ greatly depending on the area of Australia you live in. For example, those who live in Northern Queensland will find their options differ from those who live in Melbourne.
For a lot of these veggies, you don’t necessarily need a lot of space to start growing. Growing winter vegetables in pots or moveable garden boxes can be a good idea for those who want the option of rearranging or moving their plants about.
Read on to find out more about what winter vegetables to grow in Australia, and how these options differ from region to region.
There are lots of winter vegetable options available for each unique region of our country. We have covered just a few from each, to give you an idea of some possible choices.
Areas such as Northern Queensland and the Northern Territory experience a tropical climate. Vegetables that can be grown in these regions during the winter include:
This includes areas like Brisbane and South-East Queensland, along with the Northern NSW region. Veggie plants to grow in the winter if you live in these spots include:
For the inland areas of Australia, plus those that have a dry climate, the following veggies can be good to grow in winter:
If you live in one of the cooler regions of Australia, such as the highlands, some veggies to plant in winter include:
This includes areas such as Sydney and regions of the East Coast. Veggies that can be grown in temperate areas during the winter months include:
Southern Coastal regions like Perth and Adelaide can also grow a range of vegetables during the winter. These include:
There are many vegetables that can be grown during the winter in Australia. Different regions can grow different winter vegetables, and we’ve only covered a few of the options available! Before you stock up on seeds and saplings, have a quick check to see what is best to grow during the winter in your region. Start planning your winter garden and enjoy your homegrown veggies!
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