Plants and seeds that can be planted in the
Western Cape during January

Planting times of the seeds listed below may vary in the other provinces of South Africa. The Western Cape is a winter rainfall area.

Type of seed to be planted

Flowers and where they should be planted

Alyssum - Full sun Semi shade
Antyirrhinum - Full sun Semi shade
Bellis Perennis - Full sun Semi shade
Calendulas - Full sun Semi shade
California Poppies - Full sun
Candytuft - Semi shade
Canterbury Bells - Full sun Semi shade
Carnations - Full sun
Chrysanthenums - Full sun
Cornflowers - Full sun
Cosmos - Full sun
Dianthus - Semi Shade
Felicia - Full sun
Foxglove - Felicia - Full sun Semi shade
Gazania - Full sun
Gerbera - Full sun
Gypsophyla - Full sun Semi shade
Helichrysum - Full sun
Hollyhocks - Full sun
Marigolds - Full sun
Nasturtiums - Full sun Semi shade
Osteopermums - Full sun Semi shade
Pansy - Full sun Semi shade
Petunia - Full sun Semi shade
Phlox - Full sun
Poppy - Full sun
Sunflower - Full sun
Sweet Williams - Full sun Semi shade
Verbena. - Full sun

Vegetables and where they should be planted in January

Beans - Full sun
Beetroot - Full sun
Broccoli - Full sun
Cabbage - Full sun
Carrots - Full sun
Cauliflower - Full sun
Celery - Full sun
Cucumber - Full sun
Lettuce - Full sun
Radish - Full sun
Sweetcorn - Full sun
Swisschard - Full sun
Tomatoes - Full sun
Turnips - Full sun

Herbs and where they should be planted in January

Basil - Full sun
Coriander - Full sun
Chives - Full sun
Chamomille - Full sun
Dill - Full sun
Echinacea - Full sun
Lavender - Full sun
Oregano - Full sun
Oreganum - Full sun
Parsley - Full sun
Rocket - Full sun
Thyme - Full sun
Water Cress - Full sun

Happy gardening!

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January planting Guide

General Tips

African violet tips
Amaryllis care
Autumn veggie garden
Avocados from pips
Care for Bulbs
Compost making
Contend with snails
Dealing with snails
Ecological gardens
Fitting a garden tap
Fixing a green pool
Flower gardens
Grow onions
Grow spanspek
Growing artichokes
Growing Bottle brush trees
Identify tomato pests
Irrigating plants properly
March planting guide
Organic gardens
Pepper planting
Plant a Buffalo lawn
Planting a potato patch
Preparing for a new garden
Pumpkin plantcare
Rotate crops
Spinach planting
Steps to plant tomatoes
Stop dogs digging
Sweet Peas
Using Grey Water

Gardens to visit

Spring wildflowers
Kirstenbosch Gardens

Monthly Planting Guides