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Planting distances for vegetables and herbs

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Vegetables and herbs need vital space to grow. Vital space refers to both their root system and their trunk and leaves. You need to maintain spacing for successful cultivation.

Please use the table bellow as a rough measurement. I do not expect you to take a measurement tape and measure with precision the space between plants!

planting distances diagram in rows

The appropriate way of planting / sowing is in rows. In this case, we distinguish between two sowing / planting distances.

The distance between plants in the same row (A).

The distance between the rows of plants (B).

According to the above, the recommended sowing / planting distances are:

 Source: ftiaxno.grSource: ftiaxno.grSource: Ktima ViomaSource: Ktima Vioma
Vegetable or HerbA
Distance in row
(cm)
B
Distance between rows
(cm)
A
Distance in row
(cm)
B
Distance between rows
(cm)
Cucumber30 – 45120 – 18070 – 8090 – 100
Dill  10 – 1560 – 80
Valerian  20 – 3070 – 80
Basil    
Rosemary  60 – 7080 – 100
Dittany of Crete  2550
Spearmint  20 – 3050 – 70
Tarragon  100 – 12060 – 80
Savory  30 – 4060 – 80
Thyme  20 – 3560 – 75
Corn, Maize20 – 3075 – 90  
Calendula  50 – 6025 – 30
Caper  125 – 200200
Carrot05 – 7,540 – 60  
Watermelon90 – 180 90 – 100120 – 150
Pumpkin60 – 7090 – 150  
Courgette  60 – 70140 – 150
Coriander  5 – 1060 – 80
Cauliflower30 – 6060 – 9050 – 7070 – 100
Onion5 – 1030 – 45  
Cabbage30 – 4560 – 9050 – 6060 – 70
Lavender  60 – 7080 – 100
Fennel  5 – 1060 – 80
Lettuce20 – 303020 – 3030 -40
Marjoram  20 – 3040 – 50
Eggplant, Aubergine45 – 6060 – 9050 – 6080 – 90
Honeysuckle  35 – 4070 – 80
Mint  20 – 3060 – 80
Okra30 – 4560 – 90  
Head5 – 7,530 – 75  
Broccoli30 – 6060 – 9050 – 6070 – 80
Beetroot5 – 1045 – 60  
Potato25 – 3060 – 90  
Mellon90 – 180150 – 25070 – 100200
Pepper30 – 6060 – 7530 – 5070 – 90
Leek  10 – 1530 – 35
Oregano  30 – 4060 – 80
Rocket  10 – 1520 – 30
Celery  25 – 2530 – 40
Celery root  30 – 4030 – 40
Garlic10 – 2030 – 40  
Spinach7,5 – 1530 – 455 – 1020 – 30
Tomato60 – 9090 – 12040 – 5080 – 100
Mountain tea  25 – 3570 – 80
Hyssop  25 – 3570 – 80
Sage  60 – 7070 – 90
Beans (climbing)10 – 3060 – 90  
Beans (bush)5 – 1060 – 90  

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