Companion Plants

This page is supplied for information only. We do not use companion planting apart from Tagetes minuta to deter insects attacks.

Plant Good Companions Bad Companions
Asparagus Tomato, Basil, Parsley Potatoes
Beans Carrots, Cabbage, Cucumber, Cauliflower Leeks, Chives, Garlic, Onions
Broad Beans Potatoes, Lettuce Fennel
Bush Beans Strawberries, Grapes Garlic, Onions
Dwarf Beans Beetroot, Kohlrabi
Beetroot Kohlrabi, Dwarf Beans, Onions, Chives Runner/Climbing Beans, Lettuce, Silverbeet, Cabbage,
Leaf Mustard
Broccoli Dill, Celery, Chamomile, Sage, Rosemary Tomatoes, Strawberries, Oregano
Brussel Sprouts Potatoes, Sage, Hyssop, Thyme Strawberries, Rosemary
Cabbage Beetroot, Potatoes, Beans, Onions, Sage Tomatoes, Garlic, Strawberries, Celery, Dill,
Mint, Thyme, Oregano
Capsicum Basil
Carrots Leeks, Lettuce, Onions, Peas, Tomatoes Dill, Parsnip, Chives, Sage, Rosemary, Radish
Cauliflower Celery, Celeriac, Beans, Oregano Strawberries, Rue, Peas, Potato, Nasturtium
Celery Leeks, Beans, Cabbage, Tomatoes Parsnip, Potato, Wheat
Corn Melons, Squash, Pumpkins, Cucumbers, Potatoes,
Parsnips, Artichokes, Jerusalem Artichokes
Cucumber Beans, Peas, Radish, Celery, Carrots Potatoes, Sage, Cauliflower, Basil
Chives Carrots, Tomatoes, Parsley, Parsnips, Fruit Trees
Eggplant (Aubergine) Beans, Potato, Marjoram
Horseradish Potatoes, Fruit Trees
Kohlrabi Beetroot, Onion, Dwarf Beans Pole Beans, Tomatoes, Cucumber
Leeks Carrots, Celery, Celeriac, Strawberries
Lettuce Strawberries, Cabbage, Carrots, Onions Parsley, Beans, Beetroot, Parsnip
Nasturtium Cabbage, Cauliflower, Cucumber Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Potato, Radish, Squash,
Zucchini, Fruit Trees
Onions Cabbage, Carrots, Beetroot, Lettuce Beans, Peas, Parsnip, Parsley, Leeks
Potato Beans, Corn, Cabbage, Horseradish Pumpkin, Squash, Cucumber, Dill, Eggplant, Tomatoes,
Peas Carrot, Corn, Cucumber, Beans, Radish Onions, Garlic, Shallot
Pumpkin Sweetcorn, Marjoram Potato
Radish Cucumber, Lettuce, Kohlrabi, Melon Hyssop, Squash, Peas, Nasturtium
Spinach Broad Beans, Strawberries, Fruit Trees
Tomato Asparagus, Basil, Lima Beans, Cabbage Beetroot, Fennel, Kohlrabi, Broccoli, Brussel
Sprouts, Cauliflower, Potato, Rosemary, Carrots, Chives, Dill, Onions, Parsley,
Parsnip, Nasturtium
Zucchini Corn, Marjoram, Nasturtium

S = Seed sowing
T = Transplant

(1) This table is a guide only, please observe the seasonal weather patterns before deciding when to plant, as there will often be distinct differences in summer weather from one year to the next.
(2) Planting times will vary for different varieties of the one vegetable.

Thanks to Canberra Organic Growers’ Society Inc. 1995, Canberra Organic Growers’ Society Inc.

(Updated May 2020)