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    duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    what is the specific word to mean the duration between the time of planting and harvesting of plants?

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    #2

    Re: duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    The best I can think of is 'growing season'.

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    Re: duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    Seed packets usually get round this by referring only to the end of the period, saying things like 'ready to eat/pick/harvest in 8 weeks' or 'Plant in early April. Pick in late summer'.

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    Re: duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    Hi,

    Could it be the "farming period" or the "cultivation period"?
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    Re: duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    "growing period" or "growing time"

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    Re: duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    All the gardening shows I see on TV refer to it as "grow time."

    "The usual grow time for cherry tomatoes is three months."
    "Onions from seed can take 180 days to mature, but you can cut down on this grow time by using onion sets."

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    Re: duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    All the gardening shows I see on TV refer to it as "grow time."

    "The usual grow time for cherry tomatoes is three months."
    "Onions from seed can take 180 days to mature, but you can cut down on this grow time by using onion sets."
    Yes, your're right. The grow time or the growing time are the best solutions. The "farming period" is a term related to climatology, it doesn't fit here.

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    Re: duration between the time of planting and harvesting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hortence View Post
    Yes, your're right. The grow time or the growing time are the best solutions. The "farming period" is a term related to climatology, it doesn't fit here.
    'Grow time' doesn't work in Br English; 'growing time' is fine.

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