The autumn season is an ideal time for gardeners and farmers alike to plant their favorite frost-resistant crops in their own gardens and fields. No matter if you're looking for a crop that can be planted in September during the cool season or one that can be planted in the early spring, any of these 10 types will thrive given the conditions outlined in the following specifications.
Even though beets grow well in warm temperatures, seedlings are established more easily in settings that are cool and damp.
Plants of broccoli thrive in cool conditions; it has been documented that they can endure temperatures as low as 28 degrees Fahrenheit.
The plant is able to tolerate frost and will continue to produce fruit right up until a deep freeze. When bright days are followed by light frosts at night, the sprouts produced are of the highest possible quality.
It is possible for cabbage to survive temperatures as low as 20 degrees or even 15 degrees Fahrenheit.
Carrots can withstand temperatures as low as 15 degrees Fahrenheit, but when exposed to the cold for an extended length of time, their roots become thin and long.
Temperatures as low as 10 degrees Fahrenheit are safe for cauliflower to grow in.
Only very light frosts are safe for celery.
The cold-hardy Brassica plant family includes collard greens, which have the highest cold tolerance of any other member of the family.
Collards are able to resist the cold winter temperatures. down to 5 degrees Fahrenheit, and they typically emerge from the cold much more tasty than before.
9. Green Onions
Onions are among the most resilient of vegetables. They are not susceptible to death from frost, freezing temperatures, or snow.
10. Leafy Lettuces
Damage caused by frost to leafy crops does not render the plant inedible un the same way that disease does. You can harvest the non-affected sections of the plant by cutting away brown areas and edges that have been damaged by frost. Then, save only the parts of the leaf that have not been damaged, and your plant will continue to grow.
Now that the fall season's lower temperatures have arrived, it is time to start thinking about what kinds of crops we may cultivate that are hardy enough to survive the frost. To our good fortune, there is a wide variety of choices available. This article has provided you with a list of the top ten most frost-resistant veggies that you may cultivate in your garden during the fall season. Get your hands dirty and start planting some seeds! Your garden will be grateful to you for doing so.
By Dr. Sepi Sefy PhD whom specialises in Herbal Medicine of Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese & Western Herbal Medicine, alongside of Herbology, Yoga, Nutrition and Phytotherapy. With an interest of vegetable farming.