Plant Spacing Reference Guide

Ever wonder how much space your plants need? Making sure they have just the right amount of space helps them feel right at home. Sure, you can put your plants closer togeather. They're not unhappy house guests, they're greatful for what you give them. But doing that is like sitting in coach in an airplant; it can get a little cramped. We want to help your plants sit in first class! 

Each plant variety has its own unique attributes. Some tomato plants can be ten times bigger than others! Following the instructions on your plant label is the best way to make sure you're giving your plants the right spacing. However, below is a guide to give you a general idea about plant spacing. 

 

Type Estimated Days to Maturity Plot Size Plant Spacing (")
Artichoke 85-100 L 48
Arugula 30 S 3
Asparagus 775 M 1
Baby Corn 70 M 4
Basil 40-70 S 10
Bean 40 M 5
Beet 60 S 4
Broccoli 90-130 M 20
Brussles Sprouts 90-120 M 24
Cabbage 80-120 M 20
Carrot 60-120 S 20
Cauliflower 80-130 M 20
Celery 90-130 S 15
Chicory 35 S 3
Chinese Cabbage 110 S 10
Chive 60 S 1
Cilantro 40 S 3
Collard 80 S 10
Coriander 90 S 3
Corn 85 L 10
Cucumber 55-85 L 8
Edamame 60 S 5
Eggplant 55-110 M 18
Endive 85-100 S 8
Fennel 60-90 M 25
Field Corn 80 L 6
Gourd 80 L 20
Herbs 45-75 S 3
Hot Pepper 90-110 M 15
Kale 40-90 S 15
Kohlrabi 90 S 6
Leek 120-150 M 5
Lettuce 30-95 M 10
Melon 70-105 L 12
Mustard 60-90 M 4
Okra 50-65 M 13
Onion 90-165 M 5
Pak Choi 30-75 S 6
Papaya 310 XL 144
Parsley 70-90 S 1
Parsnip 100-110 S 10
Passion Fruit 360 XL 120
Pea 60-75 L 4
Pepper 55-110 M 15
Pop Corn 110 M 15
Pumpkin 90-120 XL 30
Radish 30 S 2
Rice 130 L 3
Rocket 30-45 S 1
Rootstock 75 L 30
Soybean 90 M 8
Spinach 35-45 M 3
Squash 50-75 L 30
Sunflower 70-100 L 5
Sweet Corn 60-100 L 10
Sweet Pepper 55-110 M 15
Swiss Chard 50-60 M 10
Tomatillo 75-100 M 36
Tomato 50-110 M 30
Turnip 100 S 3
Watermelon 110 L 12
*Note DTM is approximate and varies based on location, growing conditions, and variety.