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Indiana Seasonal Crop Calendar

Expand each accordion to learn more about the counties each region covers as well as the harvesting timelines for various vegetable, fruit, and other crops in Indiana.

  • CROP AREA # 1 NORTHWEST INDIANA

    Counties: Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, Benton, White, Cass, Warren, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Howard, Clinton, Fountain, Tipton, Montgomery, Boone, Hamilton, Vermillion, and Parke.

    Vegetable Crops:

    Cabbage
    April 15 - Oct. 1

    Cucumbers / Pickles
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 - July 15
    Harvest: July 15 - Sept. 15

    Peppers
    April 30 - Oct. 1

    Potatoes
    April 30 - Nov. 15

    Pumpkins
    Aug 15 – Nov. 25

    Onions
    June 15 - Nov. 1

    Mint
    June 1 - July 10

    Squash
    Aug 15 – Nov. 25

    Sweet Corn
    July 10 – Nov. 1

    Tomatoes
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 - Aug. 15
    Harvest: July 15 - Oct. 15

    Fruit Crops:

    Apples
    Harvest: July 15 – Nov. 1
    Prune: Dec. 5 – Dec. 21
    Prune: March 3 – March 30

    Blueberries
    April 5 – Sept 1

    Cherries
    July 1 – Sept. 15

    Grapes
    Harvest: July 1 – Oct. 1
    Prune: Dec. 1 – Dec. 22

    Pears
    Harvest: Aug. 15 – Sept. 1
    Prune: Dec. 5 – Dec. 22
    Prune: March 3 – March 30

    Peaches
    Harvest: July 1 – Aug. 15
    Prune: Dec. 5 – Dec. 22
    Prune: March 3 – March 30

    Plums
    Harvest: Aug 1 – Sept. 1
    Prune: Dec. 5 – Dec. 22, March 3 – March 30

    Sod
    March 1 – Nov. 25

  • CROP AREA #2 NORTHEAST INDIANA

    Counties: Elkhart, Lagrange, Steuben, Kosciusko, Noble, Dekalb, Miami, Wabash, Huntington, Allen, Wells, Adams, Grant, Blackford, Jay, Madison, Delaware, Randolph, Henry, and Wayne.

    Vegetable Crops:

    Asparagus
    May 1 – June 30

    Cabbage
    April 15 – Oct. 1

    Cucumbers / Pickles
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 - July 15
    Harvest: July 15 – Oct. 15

    Green Beans
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – July 15
    Harvest: July 15 – Oct. 15

    Jalapeno Peppers
    April 30 – Oct. 1

    Peppers
    April 30 – Oct. 1

    Potatoes
    April 30 – Nov. 15

    Pumpkins
    July 1 – Nov. 20

    Onions
    June 15 – Nov. 1

    Mint
    June 1 – July 10

    Squash
    July 1 – Nov. 20

    Sweet Corn
    July 10 – Nov. 1

    Tomatoes
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – Aug. 15
    Harvest: Aug – Oct. 15
    Tomato Processing:  Aug. 1 – Oct. 15

    Fruit Crops:

    Apples
    Harvest: July 15 – Nov. 20
    Prune: Dec. 1 – Dec. 22
    Prune: March 1 – March 30

    Blueberries
    April 5 – Sept. 4

    Cherries
    July 1 – Sept. 15

    Pears
    Aug. 15 – Sept. 1
    Prune: Dec. 5 – Dec. 22
    Prune: March 3 – March 30

    Peaches
    July 1 – Aug. 15
    Prune: Dec. 5 – Dec. 22
    Prune: March 3 – March 30

    Plums
    Aug. 1 – Sept. 1
    Prune: Dec. 5 – Dec. 22
    Prune: March 3 – March 30

    Strawberries
    May 20 – June 10

    Other Crops:

    Nursery
    March 15 – Nov. 30

    Seed Corn
    July 1 – Aug. 1

    Sod
    March 1 – Nov. 25

  • CROP AREA #3 SOUTH WEST INDIANA

    Counties: Vigo, Clay, Putnam, Hendricks, Owen, Morgan, Sullivan, Greene, Monroe, Lawrence, Knox, Daviess, Martin, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, Orange, Posey, Vanderburg, Warrick, Spencer, Crawford, and Perry.

    Vegetable Crops:

    Asparagus
    April 15 – June 25

    Cucumbers / Pickles
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – July 15
    Harvest: July 15 – Sept. 15

    Lettuce
    June 1 – July 31

    Melons
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – June 15
    Harvest: July 1 – Oct. 15

    Pumpkins
    Sept. 1 – Oct. 30

    Squash
    June 1 – July 15

    Tomatoes
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – Aug. 15
    Harvest: July 15 – Oct. 15
    Tomato Processing: July 10 – Oct. 15

    Turnips
    June 1 – July 31

    Fruit Crops:

    Apples
    Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

    Blueberries
    May 20 – June 10

    Grapes
    Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

    Pears
    Aug. 15 – Oct. 1

    Peaches
    Aug. 15 – Oct. 15

    Strawberries
    May 20 – June 10

    Other Crops:

    Nursery
    March 15 – Nov. 30

    Seed Corn
    July 1 – Aug. 1

  • CROP AREA #4 SOUTH EAST INDIANA

    Counties: Marion, Hancock, Rush, Fayette, Union, Morgan, Johnson, Shelby, Decatur, Franklin, Brown, Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings, Ripley, Dearborn, Washington, Scott, Jefferson, Switzerland, Ohio, Harrison, Floyd, and Clark.

    Vegetable Crops:

    Cucumbers / Pickles
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – July 15
    Harvest: July 15 – Sept. 15

    Lettuce
    June 1 – July 31

    Melons
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – June 15
    Harvest: July 1 – Oct. 15

    Pumpkins
    Sept. 1 – Oct. 30

    Squash
    June 1 – July 15

    Tomatoes
    Plant/Hoe: May 1 – Aug. 15
    Harvest: July 15 – Oct. 15
    Tomato Processing: July 10 – Oct. 15

    Turnips
    June 1 – July 31

    Fruit Crops:

    Apples
    Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

    Blueberries
    May 20 – June 10

    Grapes
    Aug. 15 – Nov. 1

    Pears
    Aug. 15 – Oct. 1

    Peaches
    Aug. 15 – Oct. 15

    Strawberries
    May 20 – June 10

    Other Crops:

    Nursery
    March 15 – Nov. 30

    Seed Corn
    July 1 – Aug. 1

    Sod
    March 1 – Nov. 25

    Tobacco
    Plant: May 15 - June 30
    Harvest: Aug. 1 – Nov. 30
    Strip: Dec. 1 – Feb. 15


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