Planting Guide

Vegetable Seeds or
plants per
100 ft
Depth of Planting
(inches)
Distance
Between
Plants (Inches)
Average
Crop
Expected
per 100 ft
Average
No. of
Days to
Harvest
Asparagus 1 oz
65 plants
1
6-8
18
18
30 lb
30 lb
2 yr
2 yr
Beans, snap bush 1/2 lb 1 3-6 60 lb 50-55
Beans, snap pole 1/2 lb 1 4-12 80 lb 65
Beans, lima bush 1/2 lb
1/2 lb
1
1
3-6
3-6
47 lb in shell
18 lb shelled
65
65
Beans, lima pole 1/2 lb
1/2 lb
1
1
4-12
4-12
66 lb in shell
25 lb shelled
80
80
Beets 1 oz 1/2 2 75 lb 65
Broccoli 1/8 oz
50-65 plants
1/4 - 1/2 18-24
18-24
50 lb
50 lb
80-115
75
Cabbage 1/8 oz
65-100 plants
1/4 - 1/2 12-18
12-18
150 lb
150 lb
100
80
Cabbage, Chinese 1/8 oz 1/4 - 1/2 12 100 lb 80
Carrots 1/8 oz 1/4 - 1/2 2 100 lb 75
Cauliflower 1/8 oz
50-65 plants
1/4 - 1/2 18-24
18-24
80 lb
80 lb
80-115
65
Chard, Swiss 1 oz 1/4 - 1/2 6 75 lb 50
Collards and Kale 1/4 oz 1/4 - 1/2 8-16 150 lb 55
Corn, sweet 3-4 oz 1-2 12 10 doz 80
Cucumbers 1/2 oz 1 12-18 100 lb 55
Eggplant 50 plants   24 150 lb 85
Kohlrabi 1/8 oz 1/4 - 1/2 3-4 75 lb 55
Lettuce, head 1/4 oz
75-100 plants
1/4 12
12-14
75 head
75 head
80-115
80
Lettuce, leaf 1/4 oz 1/4 8-12 50 lb 50
Muskmelons 1/4 oz 1 36-48 100 frt 90
Mustard 1/4 oz 1/4 - 1/2 2 100 lb 45
Okra 1 oz 1 12-18 90 lb 65
Onions, green 600 sets/plants   2 100 bunches 35
Onion, bulb 220 sets/plants   6 100 lb 110
Parsley 1/8 oz 1/4 4-6 30 lb 90
Peanuts 1/2 lb
1/2 lb
1-2
1-2
3-4
3-4
45 lb green
15 lb dry
110
110
Peas, English 1 lb 1-2 2 30 lb in shell 65
Pea, southern 1/2 lb 1 4-6 40 lb in hull 65
Pepper, bell 50 plants   24 150 lb 75
Potato, Irish 10 lb 4 12 150 lb 100
Potatoes, sweet 75-100   12 100 lb 120
Pumpkins 1/2 oz 1-2 48 300 lb 90-110
Radishes 1 oz 1/2 1 40 lb 28
Rutabagas 1/2 oz 1/4 - 1/2 12 90 lb 90
Spinach 1/2 oz 1/2 4 70 lb 45
Squash, summer 1/2 oz 1 36 150 lb 55
Squash, winter 1/2 oz 1 48 100 lb 90
Tomatoes 35-65 plants   18-36 125 lb 70
Turnips, greens 1/4 oz 1/4 - 1/2 2-3 50-100 50
Turnips, roots 1/4 oz 1/4 - 1/2 2-3 50-100 lb 60
Watermelons 1/2 oz 1 1/2 48-72 60 frt 85




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