Vegetable Planting Guide

 

John W. Jett Ph.D.
WVU Extension Service
Horticulture Specialist
 
Crop Amount for one
person per year
Amount for
each
100 feet of
row
Inches
Between
Planting Depth (inches)
  Row
Length
Yield in
Pounds
Seed Plants Plants Row Spring Summer
Asparagus 15 5   66 18 60 6-8"  
Beans (Snap) 70 30 3/4 oz.   2 30 1" 2"
Beans (Lima) 20 3 3/4 oz.   6 30 1 2"
Beets 30 20 1 oz.   3 15 1/4" 1"
Broccoli 20 20   66 18 30    
Cabbage (Early) 10 16   66 18 30    
Cabbage (Late) 18 30   66 18 30    
Cauliflower 5 4   66 18 30    
Corn (Mid) 120 95 2 oz.   8 30 1"  
Corn (Late) 20   2 oz.   8 30 1"  
Cucumber 10 10 1/2 oz.   12 60   2"
Lettuce (Head) 10 8   80 15 30    
Lettuce (Leaf) 12 6 1/8 oz.   2 15 1/16"  
Onion Sets 30 30 2 lbs.   3 15 1 - 2'  
Peas 80 20 1 lb.   1 30 1/2"  
Peppers 6 2   50 24 30    
Potato (White) 250 175 10 lbs.   8 30 3 - 4"  
Squash (Summer) 2 plants 10 1/2 oz.   36 48 1"  
Tomato (Early) 15 30   30 36 42    
Tomato (Late) 60 100   20 48 48