If you love to grow great tasting vegetables but live in a very drought-prone region, there are some delicious vegetables that are just right for you. You could be the vegetable gardener that is tired of pulling a water hose every where to water your vegetable plants. Drought tolerant vegetables could be ideal for you as well.
It seems like weather patterns change every year – some years your area might experience excessive rain, the next year might not find a drop of rain in sight. Be prepared when the latter happens in your area with these drought tolerant vegetables.
- Cowpeas (Black-eye peas)
- 'Heatwave II' Tomatoes
- 'Clemson Spineless' Okra
- Mustard Greens
- Pole Beans or Snap Beans
- Jalapeno and Poblano Peppers
- Black Aztec Corn (consists of black kernels for roasting)
- 'Sugar Baby' Watermelon
- New Zealand Spinach
- Some varieties of squash and zucchini