Seed Planting Guide

Vegetable Seeds

Number of Seeds

Seeds Required by Area

Distance Between Plants

Species Approx Seeds (per ounce) Approx (per lb) Acre 218 x 21847, 524 ft 1lb 1kg Block 1.75 acre 83,167 ft.288.4 ft.x288.4 ft. 1lb 1kg Hectare 2,471 Acre 117,431.8 ft.342.7 x 342.7 1lb 1kg Row after Separation Range (inches) Between Rows (inches) Seeding Depth (inches) Approx. Days Before Germination
Lima Bean 25 a 75 400 a 1,200 50 22.26 87.5 39.68 123.55 56.04 4 a 8 24 a 36 1 a 1/2 7
Onano Bean 100 a 125 1,600 a 2,000 60 -100 27.21/45.35 105-175 47.62/79.37 148.26 247 .1 67.25/112.08 2 a 4 18 a 36 1 a 2 6
Vining Bean 100 a 125 1,600 a 2,000 50 22.26 87.5 39.68 123.55 56.04 6 a 9 36 a 48 1 a 2 6
Sugar Beet 1,600 25,600 13 5.89 22.75 10.32 32.12 14.57 2 a 4 12 a 30 3/4 a 1 8
Broccoli 9,000 144,000 1 .46 1.75 .80 2.47 1.12 12 a 24 18 a 36 1/2 10
Cabbage 9,000 144,000 1 .46 1.75 .80 2.47 1.12 12 a 24 24 a 36 1/2 10
Melon 1,300 20,800 3 1.36 5.25 2.38 7.41 3.36 12 60 a 84 1 a 2 7
Carrot 23,000 368,000 3 1.36 5.25 2.38 7.41 3.36 1 a 3 16 a 30 1/2 8
Cauliflower 9,000 144,000 1 .46 1.75 .80 2.47 1.12 14 a 24 24 a 36 1/2 10
Headless Cabbage 9,000 144,000 3 1.36 5.25 2.38 7.41 3.36 12 a 24 24 a 36 1/4 10
Celery 72,000 1,152,000 1 .46 1.75 .80 2.47 1.12 6 a 12 18 a 40 1/8 21
Corn (Sweet) 120 a 180 1,920 a 2,880 8 3.63 14 6.35 19.76 8.96 8 a 12 30 a 42 1 a 2 7
Cucumber 1,110 17,600 4 1.84 7 3.18 9.88 4.82 4 a 12 36 a 72 1 a 2 7
Dill 23,000 368,000 5 2.26 8.75 3.96 12.35 5.60 1 a 3 16 a 30 1/2 21
Eggplant 6,500 104,000 2 .91 3.5 1.58 4.94 2.24 18 a 30 24 a 48 1/4 a 1/2 10
Endive 27,000 432,000 4 1.84 7 3.18 9.88 4.82 8 a 12 18 a 24 1/2 10
Curly Kale 9,000 144,000 3 1.36 5.25 2.38 7.41 3.36 18 a 24 24 a 36 1/2 10
Lettuce (leaf) 31,250 500,000 1 .46 1.75 .80 2.47 1.12 8 a 12 18 a 24 1/4 7
Lettuce (head) 25,000 400,000 1 .46 1.75 .80 2.47 1.12 10 a 15 16 a 24 1/4 7
Mustard 15,000 240,000 4 1.84 7 3.18 9.88 4.82 5 a 10 12 a 36 1/4 9
Okra 500 8,000 8 3.63 14 6.35 19.76 8.96 8 a 24 42 a 60 1 10
Onion 8,500 136,000 4 1.84 7 3.18 9.88 4.82 1 a 4 16 a 24 1/2 10
Bunch Onion 12,500 200,000 15 6.80 26.25 11.90 37.06 16.81 2 a 3 18 a 24 1/2 10
Parsley 18,500 296,000 3 1.36 5.25 2.38 7.41 3.36 4 a 12 12 a 36 1/4 21
Parsnip 12,000 192,000 3 1.36 5.25 2.38 7.41 3.36 2 a 4 18 a 36 1/4 a 1/2 18
Pea 90 a 175 1,400 a 2,800 120 54.43 210 95.25 296.52 134.50 1 a 3 12 a 48 1 a 2 8
Pimiento 4,500 72,000 2 .91 3.5 1.58 4.94 2.24 12 a 24 18 a 36 1/4 a 1/2 10
Pumpkin 100 a 300 1,600 a 4,800 4 1.84 7 3.18 9.88 4.82 36 a 60 72 a 96 1 7
Radish 2,500 40,000 10 4.54 17.5 7.94 24.71 11.2 2< > a 1 8 a 18 1/4 a 1/2 6
Cabbage 12,000 192,000 2 .91 3.5 1.58 4.94 2.24 5 a 8 18 a 36 1/2 9
Spinach 2,800 44,800 12-25 5.44-11.33 21-43.75 9.52-19.84 29.65-61.77 13.44-8.10 2 a 6 12 a 36 1/2 a 1 8
Summer Squash 300 4,800 4-6 1.84-2.72 7-10.5 3.18-4.76 9.88-14.82 4.82-6.72 36 a 48 36 a 48 1 a 2 7
Winter Squach 120 1,920 3-4 1.36-1.84 5.25-7 2.38-3.18 7.41-9.88 3.36-4.82 46 a 72 72 a 96 1 a 2 7
Tomato 9,700 155,000 1-2 .46-.91 1.75-3.5 .80-1.58 2.47-4.94 1.12-2.24 24 a 72 36 a 48 1/4 a 1./2 8
Turnip 15,000 240,000 2 .91 3.5 1.58 4.94 2.24 2 a 6 12 a 36 1/4 a 1/2 7
Large Watermelon (seeds) 300 4,800 3 1.36 5.25 2.38 7.41 3.36 24 a 36 72 a 96 1 8
Small Watermellon (seeds) 650 10,400 2 .91 3.5 1.58 4.94 2.24 24 a 36 72 a 96 1 8
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