Winter Vegetables growing in Pakistan

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Winter vegetables in Pakistan, are sowing in the mild winter or cold climate mostly started from the months of September and October. The vegetables that start germinating in the starting of winter season will give fruiting till February and March. This is growing guide chart/calendar of winter vegetables growing in Pakistan’s plant areas. This guide / calendar is not for the northern areas it is only for southern plains.

In Pakistan commonly sown vegetables in winter include:

 Broccoli

Vegetable Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Broccoli 55-75 Three weeks after transplanting Only during drought conditions

Potato

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Potato 55-70 At bloom time or time of second hilling Regularly, when tubers start to form

Onion

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Onion 34-36 When bulbs begin to swell, and again when plants are one foot tall Only during drought conditions

Lettuce leaf

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Lettuce 40-75 Two to three weeks after transplanting Once a week

Cauliflower

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Cauliflower 65-75 Three weeks after transplanting Once, three weeks before harvest

Turnip

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Turnip 55-60 Just before vines start to run, when plants are about one foot tall Only during drought conditions

Peas

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Peas 34-36 After heavy bloom and set of pods Regularly, from start of pod to set

Spinach

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Spinach 55-65 When plants are one-third grown Once a week

Carrot

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Carrots 39-41 Preferably in the fall for the following spring Only during drought conditions

Beets

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Beets 39-41 At time of planting Only during drought conditions

Mustard

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Mustard 55-65 When plants are one-third grown Once a week

Coriander

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Coriander 55-65 When plants are one-third grown Once a week

Radish

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Radishes 39-41 Before spring planting Once a week

 Mint

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Mint 60-70 At time of transplanting Once a week

You can also sow tomato in winter if there temperatures do not go very low or you can grow under low tunnels using plastic sheet.

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Tomato

Vegetable Min Temperature (°F) When to Fertilize When to Water
Tomatoes 50-55 Two weeks before, and after first picking Twice a week

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