|2012||The inaugural issue was released, and Plants is published as a quarterly journal.|
|2015||Indexed by BIOSIS Previews.|
|2016||Indexed in Scopus. Citations available in MEDLINE (PubMed), full-text archived in PubMed Central.
Plants held the first online Editorial Board Member meeting.
|2017||Plants received its first CiteScore 2017 (Scopus) of 3.21.
Plants started the Travel Awards project.
|2018||Plants became an affiliated journal of the Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS).
Covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
|2019||Plants changed to a monthly publication schedule.
The following ten sections were setup:
Plants receive its first journal Impact Factor 2.632.
|2020||Plants section on Plant Response to Abiotic Stress and Climate Change was established.|
|2012–||Founding Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Dilantha Fernando|
|2019||Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Roberto Bassi appointed for Plant Physiology and Metabolism
Section Editor-in-Chief Assoc. Prof. Suresh Awale appointed for Phytochemistry
|2020||Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Luigi Sanita’ di Toppi appointed for Plant Response to Abiotic Stress and Climate Change|