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PLEASE NOTE: All crop information will vary according to variety, agricultural methods and planting preferences. Information on this page is therefore intended for guidance purposes only and should not be taken as fact: we strongly recommend you complete your own calculations and contact us directly to discuss your individual needs. 

Basil

Basil

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

4

111,000- 160,000

45,000- 64,500

Spacing in rows/cm

25-30

Spacing bet. rows/cm

25-30

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Beetroot

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

5

170,000- 350,000

69,000- 141,500

Spacing in rows/cm

 5-10

Spacing bet. rows/cm

 30-40

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Broccoli

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

5

20,000- 40,000

8,000- 16,000

Spacing in rows/cm

25-50

Spacing bet. rows/cm

45-60

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Butternut Squash

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

3

5,000- 10,000

2,000- 4,000

Spacing in rows/cm

50-70

Spacing bet. rows/cm

150-200

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Cabbage

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

4

30,000- 40,000

12,000- 16,000

Spacing in rows/cm

40-70

Spacing bet. rows/cm

60-90

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Capsicum/ pepper

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

8

20,000- 55,000

8,000-22,000

Spacing in rows/cm

40-45

Spacing bet. rows/cm

45-75

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Cauliflower

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

5

16,000- 40,000

6,500-16,000

Spacing in rows/cm

40-70

Spacing bet. rows/cm

60-90

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Celery

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

10

37,000- 148,000

15,000-59,500

Spacing in rows/cm

15-30

Spacing bet. rows/cm

45-90

Chives

Chives

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

5

600,000- 800,000

243,000- 323,500

Spacing in rows/cm

 2.25-5

Spacing bet. rows/cm

25

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Chillies

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

9

30,000- 55,000

12,000-22,000

Spacing in rows/cm

40-45

Spacing bet. rows/cm

45-75

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Courgette/ zucchini

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

3

10,000- 17,000

4,000-6,500

Spacing in rows/cm

50-70

Spacing bet. rows/cm

120-150

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Coriander/ cilantro

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

4

111,000-190,000

45,000-77,000

Spacing in rows/cm

15-20

Spacing bet. rows/cm

35-45

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Cucumber

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

Open field: 3

Greenhouse 3

12,000- 16,000

10,000- 13,000

4,000- 5,000

9,000-14,000

Spacing in rows/cm

 45-60

 25-35

Spacing bet. rows/cm

120-150

150

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Eggplant/ aubergene

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

6

22,000- 35,000

9,000-14,000

Spacing in rows/cm

45-60

Spacing bet. rows/cm

60-75

Herbs

Herbs (other)

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

Please contact us for information

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Spacing in rows/cm

-

Spacing bet. rows/cm

-

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Leeks

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

6

150,000

60,500

Spacing in rows/cm

 15-20

Spacing bet. rows/cm

40

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Lettuce

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

3

55,000- 100,000

22,500-40,000

Spacing in rows/cm

 20-30

Spacing bet. rows/cm

30-60

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Melon

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

3

6,000- 35,000

2,500-14,000

Spacing in rows/cm

 90-150

Spacing bet. rows/cm

180-200

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Okra

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

4

30,000

12,000

Spacing in rows/cm

45

Spacing bet. rows/cm

75

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Onion

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

6

650,000- 800,000

263,000-323,500

Spacing in rows/cm

 5-8

Spacing bet. rows/cm

20-30

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Parsley

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

7

150,000-300,000

60,500- 121,000

Spacing in rows/cm

10-15

Spacing bet. rows/cm

 30-45

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Spinach/ sukuma

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

5

150,000-340,000

61,000- 137,500

Spacing in rows/cm

7-15

Spacing bet. rows/cm

 30-45

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Tomatoes

Propagation time/wks

Plants/Ha

Plants/Ac

Open field: 4

Greenhouse: 4

11,000- 18,000

20,000-25,000

3,600- 5,800

8,000-10,000

Spacing in rows/cm

60-120* 

35-70*

*variety dependent

Spacing bet. rows/cm

90- 150

90- 150

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