Georgia Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

Bucket of fresh picked Georgia peaches
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As Georgia residents know, there is more to seasonal produce in the Peach State than peaches! You'll find an alphabetical listing of seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in Georgia and their approximate harvest seasons below.

Depending on your region—the mountains in the north or the wide coastal plains—growing seasons and crop availability will vary. In the warmest areas, seasons start earlier and last longer; in colder areas, harvest times start later and end sooner. Keep your eyes open at farmers markets and farm stands for rare or heirloom varietals specific to your region, they often offer unique flavors and textures.

Note: you can also look up produce by seasons (spring, summer, ​fall, winter) for a more immediate experience.

The Seasonal Fruits/Veggies of Georgia

  • Apples, August through November (local harvest may be available from cold storage into spring)
  • Arugula, April through June (may be available from hothouses in winter)
  • Asparagus, April through June
  • Basil, May through September
  • Beans, May through October
  • Beets, April through June
  • Blueberries, May through August
  • Bok Choy, October through June
  • Broccoli, May through June and October through December
  • Brussels Sprouts, November through February
  • Cabbage, October through May
  • Cantaloupes, June through August
  • Carrots, October through May
  • Cauliflower, October through December
  • Celery, October through February
  • Chard, October through May
  • Collard Greens, October through June
  • Corn, June, and July
  • Cucumbers, June through August
  • Edamame, June through September
  • Eggplant, June through October
  • Figs, July and August
  • Garlic, May through October (available from storage year-round)
  • Green Garlic, March through May
  • Grapes, July through October
  • Kale, October through May
  • Leeks, October through May
  • Lettuce, September through June
  • Melons, June through September
  • Mushrooms (cultivated), year-round
  • Okra, May through October
  • Onions, March through November (available from storage year-round)
  • Parsnips, October through December
  • Peaches, May through August
  • Peas/Pea Pods, February through May
  • Pecans, September through December
  • Peppers, June through September
  • Persimmons, September through November
  • Plums & Pluots, May through July
  • Potatoes, May through August (available from storage through winter)
  • Radishes, March through June
  • Spinach, November through May
  • Squash (summer), May through October
  • Squash (winter), August through December
  • Strawberries, April through June
  • Sweet Onions, May and June
  • Sweet Potatoes, August through February
  • Tomatoes, June through October
  • Turnips, October through April
  • Watermelons, June through September
  • Zucchini, May through October
  • Zucchini Blossoms, May through September

Many root vegetables and frost-friendly cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, kale, and broccoli, will fair quite well through Georgia's often mild winters, so those items may show up for months after what's listed here, especially if winter is a mild one that year.