What’s in Season

Seasonality Charts

Please note: this chart is a guide only, and is based roughly on the English growing season.

It’s a really best to buy food that’s in season whenever possible. Not only will it will taste fresher, it also is invariablytends cheaper than imported food that’s travelled thousands of miles and taken days or weeks to get to your table.

If you’re unsure of what’s in season throughout the year. We have produced a helpful chart as a rough guide.

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Coming into Season
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In Season / at its best
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Asparagus
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
Aubergine
coming in during May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Basil (herb)
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
Beetroot
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Broccoli
coming in during July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Brussels sprout
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Cabbage
coming in during July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Cauliflower
at its best in January
at its best in February
at its best in April
at its best in April
coming in during November
at its best in December
Cavalo nero
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Celeriac
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during June
at its best in April
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Celery
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Chestnut
at its best in January
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Chicory
at its best in January
at its best in February
at its best in April
coming in during December
Courgette
coming in during May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Fennel bulb
coming in during May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Garlic
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Globe artichoke
coming in during May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
Jerusalem artichoke
at its best in January
at its best in February
at its best in April
coming in during October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Kale
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Kohlrabi
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Lamb’s lettuce
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
Leek
at its best in January
at its best in February
at its best in April
coming in during August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Lettuce
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
New potatoes
coming in during June
at its best in April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
Parsnip
at its best in January
at its best in February
at its best in April
coming in during August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Peas
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
Pepper
coming in during February
at its best in April
at its best in April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Potato
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Pumpkin
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Purple sprouting broccoli
coming in during January
at its best in February
at its best in April
at its best in April
Radish
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Salsify
at its best in January
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Samphire
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
Sorrel
coming in during June
at its best in April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Spinach
coming in during June
at its best in April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Spring greens
coming in during June
at its best in April
at its best in May
at its best in June
Swede
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Sweet potato
at its best in January
at its best in February
at its best in April
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Sweetcorn
coming in during July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Swiss chard
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Turnip
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Watercress
coming in during June
at its best in April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Apple (Bramley’s)
at its best in January
at its best in February
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Apricot
coming in during March
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Blackberry
coming in during May
at its best in September
Blackcurrant
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
Blueberry
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
Bramley apple
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Broad beans
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Cherry
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
Clementine
coming in during October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Cranberry
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Damson
coming in during August
at its best in September
Date
at its best in January
coming in during October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Fig
coming in during July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
Gooseberry
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Lemon
at its best in January
at its best in February
at its best in March
coming in during December
Peach
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Pear
at its best in January
coming in during August
at its best in September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Plum
coming in during July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Quince
coming in during September
at its best in October
at its best in November
at its best in December
Raspberry
coming in during May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Redcurrant
coming in during June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Rhubarb
at its best in December
Strawberry
coming in during April
at its best in May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
Tomato
coming in during May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August
at its best in September
at its best in October
Watermelon
coming in during May
at its best in June
at its best in July
at its best in August