Produce Ripeness Guide

Produce Ripeness Guide

Vegetables and Fruits
Expected dates, 2015

Produce Ripe Produce Ripe
Arugula May
Radishes May
Beets June Salad Greens April
Cabbage June, October
Salad Mixes May
Carrots July Spinach May
Sweet Corn mid July
Summer Squash June
Cucumbers July
Sweet Peppers July
Eggplant July
Tomatoes mid July
Green Beans August Turnips July
Green Onions May
Winter Squash not until first frost
Hot Peppers September
Zucchini June
Kale June
Canteloupe August
Lettuce May
Grapes second week of September
Mustard Greens May Watermelon September
Okra August
Onions late September
Parsnips not until first frost
Peas June
Potatoes August
Pumpkins not until first frost