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Coastal Region Vegetable Crops

Prepared by Dr. N.S. Bill Mansour, Extension Specialist—Vegetable Crops, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, © 1999. This is a list of vegetable crops that are either currently grown, are recommended alternate crops, are experimental crops, or are not recommended for the Coastal Region. The Coastal Area vegetable region includes parts of Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Coos, and Curry counties as indicated on the map at right. The Coastal Region is a minor horticultural area. The most common crops are cool season brassicas and leafy green vegetables.

Oregon State University Commercial Vegetable Production Guides

Existing Crops
Recommended New, Alternate or Underutilized Crops
Experimental New Or Alternate Crops
Not Recommended

Coastal Region

Existing Crops

Crop
Information
Links

Artichokes

Well adapted. Production is limited by market availability. Should be grown as an annual north of Newport and may be grown both as an annual or perennial south of Newport. Crop harvest comes in after California production begins to decline.

Oregon

NewCROP

Snap Bean

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Beets

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Broccoli

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Head Cabbage

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Cantaloupe

Poorly adapted. Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Carrots

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Cauliflower

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Cucumbers & Pickles

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon
Pickling
Slicing

NewCROP

Garlic

Poorly adapted. Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Herbs, Fresh Cut

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Lettuce and Romaine

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Dry onions

Poorly adapted. Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Green onions

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Green Peas

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Hot Peppers

Poorly adapted. Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Sweet Peppers

Poorly adapted. Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Pumpkins

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Spinach

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market.

Oregon

NewCROP

Squash

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon
Summer
Winter

NewCROP

Sweet Corn

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Tomatoes

Commercially grown only in small plots for direct sales or local farmers market. Production is best when season enhancement techniques such as plastic mulches and row covers are used.

Oregon

NewCROP

Wasabi

Well adapted. Significant commercial production. Limited by high cost of establishment and technical details.

Oregon

NewCROP

Recommended New, Alternate or Underutilized Crops

Experimental New or Alternate

Not Recommended

Asparagus

Not adapted to the cool coastal climate and excess rainfall during the winter

Oregon

NewCROP

Eggplant

Not adapted to the cool coastal climate and excess rainfall during the winter

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NewCROP

Watermelons

Not adapted to the cool coastal climate and excess rainfall during the winter

Oregon

NewCROP

Honeydew melon

Not adapted to the cool coastal climate and excess rainfall during the winter

Oregon

NewCROP

The Vegetable Crop listing was compiled and written by Dr. N.S. Bill Mansour, Extension Specialist—Vegetable Crops, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, © 1999. Questions related to these plants should be addressed to Dr. Mansour at mansourb@bcc.orst.edu