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Plant Spacing Guide – Information On Proper Vegetable, Herb & Flower Crop Spacing

Updated: Feb 23

Vegetable, Herb & Flower Crop Planting and Spacing Chart

Important spacing for your vegetables, herbs and flowers is critical. The right spacing ensures that each plant has room to develop, gets adequate light and limits pest and weed pressure. Unfortunately finding a comprehensive and reliable source for crop spacing information is hard. But, fortunately for you our team has scoured the internet and compiled a comprehensive guide for you.

Whether you're planting a vegetable garden or growing for market planning your crop spacing this year just got a whole lot easier. Use this guide to help determine the right plant spacing for common vegetables, herbs and flowers.

With this guide it's easy to grow crops from seed or starts. The chart below helps you calculate your planting depth, row spacing and plant spacing. It also gives some other helpful planting information like:

  • Plant spacing & seed depth

  • Average days to maturity

  • Average days to emerge

  • Preferred light profile

  • When to start before last frost [1]

  • Ideal planting method and details

  • Preferred USDA hardiness zone

  • Expected yield per 100 feet

Plant Spacing Guide

Here's a sample of the crop spacing details that are included for common vegetables, flowers and herbs. Check out the free downloadable crop plant spacing guide for more details.

If you're looking to make your planting plans easier, give Farmbrite a try. This information is already preloaded into Farmbrite and makes planning your market garden and managing your growing season a snap. We'll even help you calculate seed needed, estimate crop yields and revenue and help you run a more efficient and productive farm.

Here is a downloadable vegetable, herb & flower planting chart for your reference.

Happy Farming!

Farmbrite Plant Spacing Guide
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[1] Don't forget to adjust for weather and frost dates in your area.


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