PLANTING RATE

# OF SEEDS
PER OUNCE

SPACE PLANTS APART IN ROWS

SPACE ROWS APART

DEPTH TO PLANT SEED IN INCHES

DAYS TO GERM. APPROX.

TIME TO MATURE CROP IN DAYS

KIND OF SEED

100’ROW

ACRE

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASPARAGUS

1 OZ.

4-5LBS.

800

18-36

2-3

½

15

3-4 YEARS

BEANS (POLE)

½ -1 LB.

30-40LBS.

60-100

3-8

36-48

1-1 ½

6

50-70

BEANS (SNAP)

1-2 LBS.

60-100LBS

100

1-4

18-40

1-1 ½

6

40-60

BEANS (LIMA)

1-2 LBS.

30-50LBS

25-60

6-8

18-30

1-1 ½

7

40-65

BEETS (MONOGERM)

1-1 ½ OZ.

5-10LBS.

800-1000

1-2

18-24

½

8

55-75

BEETS (MULTI-GERM)

2 OZ.

8-24 LBS.

1500

1-4

18-24

½

9

58-80

BROCCOLI

½

¼  LB.

9000

18-24

2-3

¼

10

100-130

BRUSSEL SPROUTS

½ OZ.

¼  LB.

8000

18-24

24-30

¼

10

150

CABBAGE

½  OZ.

¼ OZ.

8500

8-30

2-3

¼

10

65-120

CABBAGE (CHINESE)

½ OZ.

3-4 LBS.

17000

12-18

2-3

¼

9

79-80

CARROT

½ OZ.

2-5 LBS.

25000

1-3

18-24

½

8

100-120

CAULIFLOWER

¼ OZ.

¼ LB.

10000

18-24

2-3

¼

10

120-150

CHICORY

¼ OZ.

¼ OZ.

17000

10

24

¼

12

65-140

COLLARDS

½ OZ.

3-4 LBS.

8000

4-8

18-24

¼

10

60-80

CELERIAC

¼  OZ.

¼ LB.

60000

4

2

1/8

21

100-130

CELERY

¼ OZ.

¼ LB.

60000

6

2-3

1/8

21

100-130

CUCUMBER

1 OZ.

3 LB.

1000

1-3

3-6

1

7

60-90

EGGPLANT

¼ OZ.

¼ LB.

6000

18-24

2-3

½

10

120-130

ENDIVE

1 OZ.

4 LB.

25000

8-12

18-24

½

10

85-100

KALE

½

4 LBS.

7500

12-24

18-24

½

10

50-60

KOHL RABI

½ OZ.

4 LBS.

8000

6-8

18-24

½

12

50-60

LETTUSE

¼ OZ.

3-4 LBS.

25000

6-12

18-24

1/8

7

60-90

MUSTARD

1 OZ.

5 LBS.

15000

4-6

6-8

¼

9

50-70

OKRA

2 OZ.

8 LBS.

500

18-24

2-3

1

10

50-60

ONIONS (DRY)

1 OZ.

3-4LBS.

8000

2-3

15-30

½

10

140-180

PARSLEY

¾ OZ.

4 LBS.

15000

4-8

12-18

¼

21

90

PEAS (ROW)

2 LBS.

90-150 LBS.

90-150

2-3

2-3

1½-2

8

60-120

PEAS (BROADCAST)

…..

200-250

90-150

…..

….

1½-2

8

60-120

PEPPER

1/8 OZ.

6 OZ.

4000

15-20

18-30

¼

10

75-120

PUMPKIN

1 OZ.

3 LBS

4000

15-20

18-30

¼

10

75-120

RADISH

1 OZ.

10-120 LBS.

2500

½ -1

12-18

½

6

28-36

RHUBARB

1 OZ.

3 LBS.

1700

3-6

3-4

1-1½

10

1 YEAR

RUTABAGA

½ OZ.

2-4 LBS.

10000

6-8

18-24

½

9

70-100

SWEET CORN

4 OZ.

5-10 LBS

100-200

12-15

30-48

1-2

7

75-100

SPINACH

1 OZ.

10-15 LBS.

2500

3-4

12-18

½-¾

8

40-65

SQUASH (SUMMER)

2 OZ.

4-6 LBS.

300

3-4

3-4

7

60-75

SQUASH (WINTER)

1 OZ.

3-4 LBS.

100

4-6

6-8

9

90-120

TOMATO

¼ OZ.

¼ LB.

11000

3-4

3-4

¼

8

60-90

TURNIP

¾ OZ

2 LBS.

10000

3-4

15-24

¼-½

7

45-60

WATERMELON

1 OZ.

2-4 LBS.

200-300

6-8

8

1-2

8

80-90