Planting Families

Planting Families

Download a printable “Planting Families” guide here.

Have you ever wondered what plants belong together? Below is a list of some vegetable planting famililes.

Bean & Pea family (Legumes)

  • Beans
  • English Peas
  • Snow Peas
  • Snap Peas
  • Southern Peas
  • Noodle Beans
  • Peanuts
Cabbage/Mustardfamily (Crucifers)

  • Arugula
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Collard Greens
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Mustard Greens
  • Radish
  • Rutabaga
  • Tatsoi
  • Turnip
Carrot family (Umbellifers)

  • Carrots
  • Cilantro/Coriander
  • Dill
  • Parsley
Cucumber/Squash family (Cucurbits)

  • Cantaloupe
  • Cucumber
  • Gourds
  • Pumpkin
  • Watermelon
  • Squash, Summer
  • Squash, Winter
Onion family (Alliums)

  • Chives
  • Garlic
  • Onion
Tomato/Pepper family (Solanceous fruits)

  • Eggplant
  • Peppers (bell)
  • Peppers (hot)
  • Potato
  • Tomato
  • Tomatillo
Daisy Family (Composites)

  • Lettuce
  • Sunflower
  • Zinnia
Miscellaneous

  • Beet
  • Corn
  • Okra
  • Spinach
  • Swiss Chard