What to plant in January

What Vegetables to plant in

What to plant in your vegetable patch in South East Queensland/Northern NSW (subtropics)

January here in the subtropics is normally wet, hot and humid! But if you love raising things by seed it is a good time to start planning your autumn crops (one of our best growing seasons).


Here is the full list of things to plant this month in our climate:

  • Amaranth
  • Basil
  • Chives
  • French Tarragon
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard Greens
  • Oregano
  • Rosella
  • Swiss Chard
  • Sunflowers
  • Sweet Corn
  • Beans
  • Capsicum
  • Chilli
  • Cucumber
  • Luffa
  • Eggplant
  • Okra
  • Pumpkin
  • Rockmelon
  • Tomato
  • Zucchini
  • Watermelon
  • Beetroot
  • Swedes
  • Radish
  • Turnips

*Note: this is a general guide only, always check your seed packs for instructions



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