Permaculture companion plants for Tomato

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Asparagus Asparagus
Stem
2-9
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
1.5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asparagus
garden asparagus, sparrow grass
Asparagaceae
Spargel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Asparagus officinalis
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Basil Basil
5-10
Annual, Perennial
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium
0.5
Herbs
true
Leaves, Seed
seed - direct sow
after last frost date
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basil
Fast
Common Basil, Thai Basil, Tropical Basil
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
Basilikum
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Ocimum basilicum
start indoors from late February to mid-summer
can be grown in containers
Bushy annual grown for medicinal and culinary uses. Removing the last pair of leaves encourages branching and growth. Leaves can be dried, pureed or frozen for storage. Show

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Borage Borage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borage
Medium
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
6-9
Common borage, Cool-tankard, Tailwort, Starflower
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Boraginaceae
0.6
Borretsch
60cm
5-15 days
at last frost
21°C (70°F)
Oil
Flowers, Leaves
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Borago officinalis
seed - direct sow
#### Propagation Direct sow early spring when temperatures reach 21°C (70°F). Best sown directly, as borage develops a delicate taproot. #### Links [Borage @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/borage) Show

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Carrot Carrot
Leaves, Root
3-10
Biennial
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
1.2
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
Möhre, Karotte
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Daucus carota sativus
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Celery Celery
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celery
Moist
partial sun/shade
5-9
Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.6
Sellerie
Herbs
Leaves, Root, Seed
Annual, Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Apium graveolens
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Chives Chives
true
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root
Herbs
3-12
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
0.3
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chives
Medium
Wild chives, Flowering Onion
Alliaceae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium schoenoprasum
14-21days
6.0-7.0
21°C (70°F)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant, division
4-6 weeks before last frost
8-12inches
Chives are a bulb-forming herbaceous perennial plant, growing to 30–50 cm (12–20 in) tall. The bulbs are slender, conical, 2–3 cm (3⁄4–1 1⁄4 in) long and 1 cm (1⁄2 in) broad, and grow in dense clusters from the roots. The scapes (or stems) are hollow and tubular, up to 50 cm (20 in) long and 2–3 mm (1⁄16–1⁄8 in) across, with a soft texture, although, prior to the emergence of a flower, they may appear stiffer than usual. The grass-like leaves, which are shorter than the scapes, are also hollow and tubular, or terete, (round in cross-section) which distinguishes it at a glance from garlic chives (Allium tuberosum). The flowers are pale purple, and star-shaped with six petals, 1–2 cm (1⁄2–3⁄4 in) wide, and produced in a dense inflorescence of 10-30 together; before opening, the inflorescence is surrounded by a papery bract. The seeds are produced in a small, three-valved capsule, maturing in summer. The herb flowers from April to May in the southern parts of its habitat zones and in June in the northern parts. Show

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Dill Dill
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dill
Medium
Moist
full sun
2-11
light (sandy), medium
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.8
Herbs
Dill
Leaves, Seed
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Anethum graveolens
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Marigold Marigold
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendula_officinalis
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
2-11
Pot Marigold, Common Marigold, Scotch Marigold, Ruddles
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Asteraceae or Compositae
0.6
Ringelblume
Flowers, Leaves, Seed
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Calendula officinalis
21°C (70°F)
6-14 days
5.5-7.0
15cm
60
Repels nematodes
### Propagation - Direct sow Direct sow in spring when light frost is still possible. Can be sown until early summer for fall blooms. ### Propagation - Transplant Sow indoors in late winter, transplant outside when risk of heavy frost has passed. #### Links [Calendula @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/zeolights-organic) Show

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Gooseberry Gooseberry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribes_uva-crispa
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-8
Shrubs
European gooseberry, American gooseberry, Cu li, Egres, Fuge, Gigadze, Groseille a maquareau, Groseillier, Grosella blanca, Grosellero, Kikerberi, Kryhovnik, Maru suguri, Stachelbeere, Uva spina
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Grossulariaceae
1.2
Fruit, Leaves
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow, Poultry forage
Perennial
Deciduous
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Ribes uva-crispa
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Common Grape Vine Common Grape Vine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitis_vinifera
Fast
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
6-10
Vines
Wine grape, Purpleleaf Grape, Common Grape, Angur, Diva loza, Grozde yagorida, Tumpeang ba'y chu, Uva, Vid, Vigne, Vino, Weinrebe, aanab, ainab, aitoviiniköynnös, lehti, angoor, angur, blad från vinranka, bortermo szolo levél, cognac oil, common grape vine, dakh, darakh, drakh, draksa, draksh, draksha, draksha kottai, draksha pondu, drakshai, drakya, dry grapes, drak?a (fruit), european grape, feuille de vigne rouge, folha de videira, frunze de vita-de-vie, gostani, gostoni, grape, grape seeds oligomeric proanthocyanidins, grape vine, grapevine, grapevine leaf, kashmish, kishmish, kottai drakshai, lambrusca, lambrusque, lie de vin, list vinica, list vinske trte, lisc winorosli wlasciwej, maneka, maweez munaqqa, maweezak kohi, munaca, munaqqa, munkka, munthringya, m?dvika, parra, raisins, rote weinrebenblätter, rød vinranke, blad, tikruju vynmedžiu lapai, vid, hoja de, vigne, vigne rouge, vigne vinifère, viinapuu lehed, vinblad, vine, vinho, vino, vite, foglia, vitis vinifera, flos, vitis viniferae folium, vínviðarlauf, weinrebe, werqa tad-dielja, wijnstokblad, wine, wine grape, zabeeb-ul-jabal, cervený list vinné révy, ista vinkoka lapas
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Vitaceae
15.0
Weintraube
Oil
Flowers, Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vitis vinifera
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Marjoram Marjoram
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjoram
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
6-9
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.6
Majoran
Herbs
Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Origanum majorana
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Nasturtium Nasturtium
Flowers, Leaves, Seed, Seedpod
Trap crop, deters whiteflies, deters cucumber beetles, attracts insects, good for biomass
Herbs
6-11
Annual, Perennial
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
1 week after last frost - late spring
2-4 weeks before last frost
2 weeks after last frost
3.5
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropaeolum_majus
Fast
Tropaeolum, Indian Cress
Tropaeolaceae
Große Kapuzinerkresse
15cm
7-12 days
12-18°C (55-65°F)
Oil
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Tropaeolum majus
Flowering plant on the ground. Can be grown annual or perennial #### Links [Nasturtium @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/jewel-mix ) Show

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Onion Onion
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed
Herbs
3-9
Annual
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
spring or fall
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onion
Garden onion
Alliaceae
Zwiebel
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium cepa
50°F, 10°C
seed indoors 6 weeks before transplanting in the garden
2-6 inches
6.0-7.0
While the Onion is a biennial/ perennial plant, it is mostly grown annually for it's edible leaves and bulbs. Shallot is a popular and well-known variety Can be grown from seeds or sets. Show

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Parsley Parsley
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsley
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.6
Petersilie
Herbs
5-8
Leaves
Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Petroselinum crispum
#### Links [Parsley @ Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsley) Show

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Parsnip Parsnip
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsnip
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-8
Wild parsnip
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
1.0
Pastinake
Roots
Leaves, Root, Seed
Weed potential
Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Pastinaca sativa
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Broccoli Broccoli
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
2-11
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.9
Brokkoli
Flowers, Leaves
Annual, Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Brassica oleracea italica
50-100
45cm
6.0-7.0
7-10 days
4°C (40°F)
6-8 weeks before last frost
Annual green vegetable plant. Head and stalk is edible. ### Propagation - Direct sow Sow seeds 7cm apart, thin when seedlings reach 5-7cm in height. ### Propagation - Transplant Start seeds 6-8 weeks before your last frost date, or 2-3 weeks before last frost date. Plant outside when seedlings are 4-6 weeks old, or have 4-5 leaves. #### Links [Broccoli @ Almanac](https://www.almanac.com/plant/broccoli) Show

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Rose Rose
Shrubs
full sun, partial sun/shade
2
Animal feed, Attracts insects, Hedgerow, Wind breaker
Fruit
Perennial
Deciduous
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Bell pepper Bell pepper
Medium
Moist
full sun
10-11
Cayenne Pepper, Chili Pepper, Christmas Pepper, Red Pepper, Ornamental Chili Pepper
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
1.0
Paprika, Gemüsepaprika
Flowers, Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum annuum
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Jalapeño Chili Jalapeño Chili
Jalapeño
Annual
Can be eaten green. Show

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Habanero Habanero The habanero is a hot variety of chili pepper. Unripe habaneros are green, and they color as they mature. The most common color variants are orange and red, but the fruit may also be white, brown, yellow, green, or purple. Typically, a ripe habanero is 2–6 cm (0.8–2.4 in) long. Habanero chilis are very hot, rated 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale. The habanero's heat, flavor and floral aroma make it a popular ingredient in hot sauces and other spicy foods. Show

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Peruvian Rocoto Peruvian Rocoto
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsicum_pubescens
Moist
full sun
8-11
Rocoto
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
3.0
Rocoto Chili, Baumchili
Fruit
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum pubescens
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Garlic Garlic
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed
Herbs
3-10
full sun
Dry, Moist
light (sandy), medium
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garlic
Cultivated garlic
Alliaceae
Knoblauch
20cm
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium sativum
Perennial
6.5-7.0
sting and itch relief from insect bites
seed - direct sow
late autumn (Sept.-Nov.) or early spring
Garlic is a perennial flowering plant growing from a bulb. It is pollinated by bees, butterflies, moths, and other insects. Mulch for proper overwintering when planted in autumn. To harvest dig and do not pull out the bulbs. Let them dry in an airy, shady and dry spot e.g. by hanging them up. Once wrappers are dry, it can be stored at a dry place. Show

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Kale Kale
5-10
Biennial, Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
0.9
Herbs
true
Leaves
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kale
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Brassica oleracea acephala
Kale (/keɪl/), or leaf cabbage, belongs to a group of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) cultivars grown for their edible leaves, although some are used as ornamentals. Kale plants have green or purple leaves, and the central leaves do not form a head (as with headed cabbage). Kales are considered to be closer to wild cabbage than most of the many domesticated forms of Brassica oleracea. Show

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Cucumber Cucumber
Fruit, Leaves
Vines
9-11
Annual
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
1 week after last frost
2-3 weeks before last frost
1 week after last frost date
2
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucumber
Cucurbitaceae
Gurke
50-65
23cm
6.0-6.8
15-30°C (60-85°F)
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Cucumis sativus
true
fruit
Annual, self-fertile climber whose fruit is a popular ingredient for salads. #### Propagation Direct sow when soil is warm enough in early summer. Sow seeds individually indoors 3-4 weeks before planting outside into warm soil. Use bottom heat if possible. Transplant when plants develop third leaf. #### Medicinal Fruit is depurative, diuretic, emollient, purgative and resolvent #### Links [Cucumber @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/patio-snacker) Show

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Cauliflower Cauliflower
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
3-10
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.8
Blumenkohl
Flowers, Leaves
Annual, Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Brassica oleracea botrytis
Annual plant reproduced by seed. Show

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Stinging Nettle Stinging Nettle
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urtica_dioica
Fast
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
3-10
California nettle, Achoka, Bichhu booti, Bichhua, Bichua, Chichru, Irhawurhawu, Kopriva, Korvenoges, Krapiva, Noges, Patle sishnu, Pokrzywa, Polo, Raudnoges, Sishnu, Sisnu, Tall nettle, Zara, Zastisod, Zocha, american stinging nettle, brandnetelwortel, brennessel, brennesselblätter, brennesselwurzel, brennnesselwurzel, brännässelrot, brännässla, brännässleblad, brændenælderod, california nettle, chalkan, chayan oot, chhoku, chichicaste, chule, chutle, common nettle, common stinging nettle for homoeopathic preparations, csalángyökér, csalánlevé, dhyo, european nettle, european stinging nettle, folia urticae, gazanda, gazaneh, gazgazuk, giant nettle, grande ortie, great nettle, greater nettle, grosse brennessel, große brennessel, gherq il-hurrieq, haarnesselwurzel, hanfnesselwurzel, hhurrayq, horeig, hyo, jhaduk, kajyang, kichitki oot, kopriva, koprivový koren, korenina koprive, korzen pokrzywy, krapiva dvudomnaya, nelau, neslerot, nesselwurzel, nettle, nettle herb, nettle leaf, nettle root, nettle stinging, nhyakan, nokkonen, juuri, nõgesejuur, natru saknes, ortica, ortica maschio, ortica radice, ortie, ortie (feuille d’), ortie (racine d'), ortie brulante, ortie dioïque, ortiga, ortiga mayor, hoja, raíz de, pokrzywa, polo, pulu, prhlavový koren, qurrays, racine d'ortie, radix urticae, raiz de ortiga, radacina de urzica, satu, sikya, sisna, sisnu, slender nettle, stinging nettle, stinging nettle herb, syak, tall nettle, tsuknida, urtica dioica, urtica dioica ad praeparationes homoeopathicas, urticae folium, urticae herba, urticae radix, urtiga, raiz, urtiga-maior, urtiga-mansa, urtiga-vermelha, urtigão, yi zhu qian ma, za-chhag, zwa, zwyczajna, isirgan
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Urticaceae
1.2
Brennnessel
Herbs
Oil
Leaves
Weed potential
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Urtica dioica
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Eggplant Eggplant
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggplant
Moist
full sun
8-11
Eggplant
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
1.0
Aubergine
Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Solanum melongena
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Okra Okra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okra
Moist
full sun
5-11
A-koto, Angu, Apala, Asowntem, Bakhua-mun, Bamia, Bandakka, Bendi, Bhindee, Bhindi, Binda, Bindi, Bondo, Cantarela, Derere rechipudzi, Derere, Dheras, Dherosh, Enmomi, Fetri, Gombaut, Gombo, Gumbo, Guro, Gusha, Hakuyot, Idelele, Ikhievbo, Ilasha, Ilo, Ka fei huang kui, Kacang bendi, Kaganh lender, Kandia, Kandjie, Kopi arab, Krachiap-mon, Kubewa, Lafeu, Lieka, Loka, Maana, Ma-lontho, Mesta, Muomi, Miagorro, Nathando, Nkruma, Obori, Ochro, Okworu, Okwulu, Otigo-iwoka, Pahari bendi, Pingpesi, Poot barang, Pui, Quiabo, Quimbambo, Saluyot a bunga, Sayur bendi, Taku, Uisul hme, Vandakai, Vandikkai, Vendal, Wayika, You-padi
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Malvaceae
1.0
Herbs
Fruit, Leaves, Root, Seed
Oil
Weed potential
Annual, Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Abelmoschus esculentus
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Oregano Oregano
true
Leaves
Herbs
4-10
Perennial
full sun, partial sun/shade
Dry, Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregano
Medium
Pot Marjoram
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Origanum vulgare
Oil
best in late Spring; softwood cuttings root fastest
true
20cm
4.5–8.7
A perennial herb originating from the Mediterranean that is often grown for its leaves to use as cooking ingredient. Leaves can be used fresh or dried. Harvesting is best before flowering. Show

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Broad Bean Broad Bean
Leaves, Seed
4-8
Annual
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
6 weeks after sowing them in pots
6 weeks after sowing them in pots
1.0
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicia_faba
Fast
fava bean, faba bean, Broad bean, or faba bean Varieties with smaller, harder seeds that are fed to horses or other animals are called field bean, tic bean or tick bean Horse bean
Fabaceae or Leguminosae
Ackerbohne
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vicia faba major
20cm
Feb-April; Oct-Nov
21 days
sow in deep pots in cool, frost-free place
6.0-6.8
nitrogen-fixer
Easy-to-grow, cool-season crop whose green pods, or white or green beans make a great ingredient for soups, stews and salads. Grows best in temperatures ranging from 60° to 65°F (15-18°C) but will tolerate a range from 40°F (4.4°C) - 75°F (24°C). Can be grown in containers but need a lot of space. After harvest they can be frozen, canned or dried for storage. Show

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Common bean Common bean
2-11
Annual
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
2.0
Vines
N-fixer
true
Leaves, Seed, Seedpod
seed - transplant, seed - direct sow
1 week after last frost, 12-14 weeks before first frost
2-4 weeks before last frost
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_vulgaris
pole bean, climbing bean, french bean, bush bean, dwarf bean, Kidney bean
Fabaceae, Leguminosae
Stangenbohne
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus vulgaris
16-18°C (70-80°F)
6.0-6.8
Kentucky Wonder, Blue Lake, Great Northern White, Vermont Cranberry, Jacob’s Cattle
2.5cm
16cm
4-10 days
45-85
Fast
This entry describes all varieties of the common bean. This includes vining and bush/darf varities. The common bean is an annual plant and includes a lot of varieties with a different names depending on their style of growths (see alternate names). These include the kidney bean, the navy bean, the pinto bean, the french bean and the wax bean ### Links [Beans Seed Starting Tips @ Harvest to Table](https://harvesttotable.com/beans-seed-starting-tips/) ### Propagation - direct sow Direct-sow beans in spring after all danger of frost has passed and soil is at least 16°C (60°F). In warm-winter regions, sow beans in late summer for harvest in winter. Time sowing so that beans come to harvest before the first frost. Show

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White Mustard White Mustard
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_mustard
Fast
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
5-9
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
0.6
Weißer Senf
Leaves, Seed
Oil
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Sinapis alba
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Coriander Coriander
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coriander
Dry, Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
2-11
Cilantro, chinese parsley, dhania
light (sandy), medium
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
0.5
Koriander
Herbs
45-60
5cm
5-10 days
15°C (60°F)
Repels aphids, Repels potato beetles, Repels spider mites
Leaves, Seed
Oil
Annual
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Coriandrum sativum
Annual herb where all parts are edible. ### Propagation - Direct sowing Direct sow in early spring after risk of frost. ### Propagation - Transplanting Avoid transplanting, as cilantro is quick to bolt under any stress. #### Links [Coriander @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/santo-organic) Show

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Sage Sage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_officinalis
Medium
Dry, Moist
full sun
3-11
Herbs
Kitchen sage, Small Leaf Sage, Garden Sage, Adacayi, Broadleaf sage, Ching-chieh, Common sage, Echter salbei, Mariyamiya, Sa er wei ya, Salbei, Salie, Salva, Salvia, Sauge commune, Sauge officinale, Sauge, Shalfey, True sage
light (sandy), medium
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.6
Salbei
Flowers, Leaves
Annual, Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Salvia officinalis
Evergreen
In humid zones above 9 it might be only possible to grow as an annual. Show

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Nana spearmint Nana spearmint
Nana-Minze
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Thyme Thyme
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thymus_vulgaris
Medium
Dry, Moist
full sun
5-11
Herbs
Garden thyme, Wild Thyme, Samon-phyu, Timo, Tomillo, Thym, Common thyme, German thyme, Thyme
light (sandy), medium
Lamiaceae or Labiatae
0.2
Thymian
Flowers, Leaves
Perennial
Evergreen
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Thymus vulgaris
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Black walnut Black walnut
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juglans_nigra
Fast
Moist
full sun
4-9
Tall trees
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Juglandaceae
30.0
Schwarznuss
Animal feed, Wind breaker, Wood
Sap, Seed
Oil
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Juglans nigra
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Cucamelon Cucamelon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melothria_scabra
Cucamelon, Mexikanische Mini-Gurke
Vines
full sun
60-70
23cm
6.5-7.0
15-30°C (60-85°F)
Mouse melon
at last frost
3-4 weeks before last frost
Annual
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
1 week after last frost
Corn, Sunflowers and any other high growing plant, can act as a trellis. #### Propagation Direct sow when soil temperatures reach 15°C (60°F). Plant inside 3-4 weeks before planting outside, and use bottom-heat to help germination. Transplant when plant develop their third true leaf. #### Links [Cucamelon @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/cucamelon) Show

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Shallot Shallot
Bulb, Flowers, Leaves, Root
Herbs
4-8
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium
seed - direct sow
mid-Nov. - mid-March
0.3
Alliaceae, Liliaceae
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Allium cepa ascalonicum
25cm, 10inch
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shallot
5.0-7.0
Easy to grow vegetable that grow from a bulb. Edible parts are used for cooking. Exists in many varieties. Grows well in any fertile, well-drained soil at a sunny spot. Is started from seeds or sets (immature bulbs). Has a long growing period. Show

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Papalo Quelite Papalo Quelite
Leaves
antifungal
Herbs
10-11
Annual
full sun, partial sun/shade
Dry, Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
5 feet
http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Porophyllum+ruderale
Asteraceae
Yerba Porosa, Quilquina, Bolivian Coriander, Papalo, Killi, Summer Cilantro
antiinflammatory; roots as pain relief from rheumatism and erysipelas
21°C (70°F)
7-21 days
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
May and later
seed indoors and plant outside when 6 inch tall
An annual native to Mexico through South America. Leaves are strongly aromatic and can be used as a seasoning. Show

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Rocket Rocket
Flowers, Leaves
6-9
Annual
full sun, partial sun/shade
Dry, Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
0.6
Fast
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
Oil
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Eruca vesicaria sativa
in spring
25°C
1-3 days
start indoors in pots at a depth
Easily and fast-growing green with strong flavor. It is great for salads or as topping of your pizza. It likes to grow along tracks, on waste grounds or stony places. Leaves can be harvested after 3-6 weeks. Seeds ripen from July to September and can be saved. Show

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