Planting Guide

Group A - Hardy

Species Seeds per oz Seeds per lb. Seeds Per 100' row Seeds per acre Planting Depth Days to Germination Space between plants after thinning Space between rows Days to harvest
Asparagus (seed) 800 12800 1 oz. 2-3 lbs. 1/2" 14 days 12-24" 18-36" 2 yrs
Broccoli 9000 144000 1/2 oz. 1-1 1/2 lbs. 1/4" 10 days 12-24" 18-36" 50-55
Brussel Sprouts 8000 128000 1/2 oz. 1-1 1/2 lbs. 1/4" 10 days 12-24" 18-36" 50-55
Cabbage 9000 144000 1/2 oz. 1 lbs. 1/4" 10 days 12-24" 24-36" 60-75
Kohlrabi 8000 128000 1/2 oz. 4 lbs. 1/4" 10 days 3-6" 18-36" 55
Lettuce 25000 400000 1/4 oz. 3 lbs. 1/4" 7-10 days 6-12" 12-24" 45-60
Onion 8000 128000 1 oz. 4 lbs. 1/4" 10 - 20 days 2-4 " 18-36" 60-90
Peas 100 1600 1-2 lbs. 80 -120 lbs. 3/4 -1" 10 -20 days 1-2" 36" 60-70
Radish 2500 40000 1 oz. 10 -15 lbs. 1/4" 7 days 2-3" 12-36" 35-40
Spinach 2500 40000 1 oz. 10 -15 lbs. 1/4 -1/2" 8 days 2-4" 12-36" 35-40
Turnip 12000 192000 3/4 oz. 2 lbs. 1/4 -1/2" 7 days 2-6" 12-36" 35-40
Cauliflower 9000 144000 1/4 oz. 1 lb. 1/4" 10 days 12-24" 24-36" 60-70


Group B - Semi-hardy

Species Seeds per oz Seeds per lb. Seeds Per 100' row Seeds per acre Planting Depth Days to Germination Space between plants after thinning Space between rows Days to harvest
Beets 1500 24000 1 - 1/2 oz. 6 -10 lbs. 1/2" 8-10 days 2-4" 18-36" 45-55
Carrots 23000 368000 1/2 - 1 oz. 2-4 lbs. 1/4" 14-21 days 1-3" 18-36" 60-70
Parsley 15000 240000 3/4 oz. 4 lbs. 1/4" 21 days 4-12" 12-36" 70-75
Parsnips 6300 100000 1 oz. 3 lbs. 1/4" 15-25 days 3-4" 18-36" 105-120
Swiss Chard 1300 21000 1 -1 1/2 oz. 6-10 lbs. 1/2" 8-10 days 4-6" 18-36" 50-60


Group C - Tender

Species Seeds per oz Seeds per lb. Seeds Per 100' row Seeds per acre Planting Depth Days to Germination Space between plants after thinning Space between rows Days to harvest
Beans, bush 100 1600 1-2 lbs. 70 -90 lbs. 1" 6- 10 days 1-2" 18-36" 55-65
Beans, pole 100 1600 1/4 - 1/2 lbs. 1- 2- lbs. 1" 6-10 days 3-6" 18-36" 60-70
Celery 60000 960000 1/4 lbs 1 lb. 1/8" 21 days 6-12" 18-36" 54-56
Corn, sugar-enhanced 100 1600 1/4 lbs 8-10 lbs. 1" 7-14 days 12-18" 36-48" 65-85
Corn, Supersweet 200 3200 1/8 lbs 4-5 lbs. 1" 7-14 days 12-18" 36-48" 65-85
Lima bean 100 1600 1-2 lbs 75-100 lbs 1" 6-10 days 3-6" 18-36" 65-75


Group D - Very Tender

Species Seeds per oz Seeds per lb. Seeds Per 100' row Seeds per acre Planting Depth Days to Germination Space between plants after thinning Space between rows Days to harvest
Cucumber 1000 16000 1 oz. 3 lbs. 1/4 - 1/2" 7-10 days 4-12" 36-72" 45-60
Cantaloupe 1200 19200 4 oz. 2-3 lbs 1/4 -1/2" 10-14 days 24-48" 60-84" 65-85
Peppers (seed) 4500 72000 1/8 oz 2-3 lbs 1/4" 15-20 days 12-24" 18-36" 65-80
Pumpkin, field 200 3200 1 oz. 3 lbs. 1/2 - 3/4" 7-10 days 36-60" 72-96" 85-110
Summer Squash 250 4000 2 oz. 3-6 lbs. 1/2 - 3/4" 7-10 days 36-48" 36-48" 45-55
Winter Squash 200 3200 1 oz. 4 lbs. 3/4 - 1" 7-10 days 48-72" 72-96" 85-120
Tomato (seed) 1000 176000 1/4 oz. 1 lb. 1/8" 10-14 days 24-72" 36-84" 65-85
Watermelon 250 4000 1 oz. 1-2 lbs. 1/4 -1/2" 10-14 days 24-36" 72-96" 75-90


Group E - Late crops for Fall Harvest

Species Seeds per oz Seeds per lb. Seeds Per 100' row Seeds per acre Planting Depth Days to Germination Space between plants after thinning Space between rows Days to harvest
Beets 1500 24000 1 - 1/2 oz. 6-10 lbs. 1/2" 8-10 days 2-4" 18-36" 45-65
Broccolli 9000 144000 1/2 oz. 1 - 1 1/2 lbs. 1/4" 10 days 12-24" 18-36" 50-55
Cabbage 9000 144000 1/2 oz. 1 lb. 1/4" 10 days 12-24" 24-36" 60-75
Cauliflower 9000 144000 1/4 oz. 1 lb. 1/4" 10 days 12-24" 24-36" 60-70
Lettuce 25000 400000 1/4 oz. 3 lbs. 1/4" 7-10 days 6-12" 12-24" 45-60
Onion 8000 128000 1 oz. 4 lbs. 1/4" 10-20 days 2-4" 18-36" 60-90
Peas 100 1600 1-2 lbs. 80 -120 lbs 3/4 - 1" 10-20 days 1-2" 36" 60-70
Spinach 2500 40000 1 oz. 10-15 lbs 1/4 -1/2" 8 days 2-4" 12-36" 35-40
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