Vegetable Planting Guide for Zone 5-6

 Vegetable Planting Guide for Zone 5-6

This vegetable planting guide for Zone 5-6 will give you the information you need to plant your vegetable seeds.

KIND OF SEED TIME TO PLANT OUTDOORS DISTANCE FOR PLANT SEED REQUIRED READY TO USE
between rows in the row Row Acre
Asparagus Mar-Apr 5-6 ft. 18-24″ 1/2 oz. – 20 ft. 2-3 lbs. 2nd Spring
Beans,Bush May and June 2-3 ft. 3-4″ 6 oz. – 50 ft. 50-60 lbs. 50-70 days
Beans, Pole May and June 3 ft. 4-5′ 6 oz. – 45 hills 30-40 lbs. 70-90 days
Beans, Lima May-June 2-4 ft. 6-8″ 6 oz. – 30 hills 50-60lbs. 90-130 days
Beets, Table Mar-July 14-20″ 2-4″ 1/2 oz.- 50 ft. 10-15 lbs. 45-60 days
Broccoli* Mar-Aug 24-30″ 14-18″ 1/2 oz. – 750 plants 6-8 oz. 70-120 days
Brussel Sprouts* Apr-June 30-36″ 18-24″ 1/2 oz. – 1000 plants 6-7 oz. 90-120 days
Cabbage, Early* Feb-Apr 30-36′ 16-24″ 1/2 oz. – 1000 Plants 6-8 oz. 90-110 days
Cabbage, Late* May and June 36-42″ 24-30″ 1/2 oz. – 1000 plants 6-7 oz. 110-120 days
Carrots Mar-July 12-24″ 2-3″ 1/2 oz. – 100 ft. 3-4 lbs. 65-90 days
Cauliflower* March-June 3-4 ft. 24-30″ 1/2 oz. – 750 plants 6-7 oz. 60-80 days
Celery* April-July 18-36″ 6-10″ 1/2 oz. – 4000 plants 4-5 oz. 120-150 days
Chicory Mar-May, Sept 16-20″ 6-8″ 1/2 oz. – 100 ft. 3-4 lbs. 90-120 days
Chives April and May 12-18″ 4-6″ 1/2 oz. – 100 ft. 4-5 lbs. 125-150 days
Sweet Com May-June 3 ft. 6″ 4oz. – 100 ft. 12-15 lbs. 60-100 days
Cress Mar-May, Sept 12-18″ 4-6″ 1/2 oz. – 125 ft. 3-4 lbs. 45-60 days
Cucumber May-July 4-6 ft. 10-12″ 1/2 oz. – 25 hills 2-3 lbs. 50-75 days
Egg Plant* May 24-30″ 18-24″ 1/2 oz. – 750 plants 4-5 oz. 80-100 days
Endive May and June 18-20″ 10-12″ 1/2 oz. – 150 ft. 3-4 lbs. 90-100 days
Herbs, Annual March and April 20-24″ 10-12″ 1/2 oz. -100-300 ft. 3-10 lbs. 125-150 days
Herbs, Perennial April-June 20-24″ 10-12″ 1/2 oz. -100-300 ft. 3-10 lbs. Next Season
Kale Mar and Apr, Aug 18-24″ 12-18″ 1/2 oz. -1000 plants 6-8 oz. 55-60 days
Kohl Rabi March-May 16-24″ 6-8″ 1/2 oz. – 150 ft. 3-4 lbs. 50-70 days
Leek May-June 14-20″ 4-6″ 1/2 oz. – 75 ft. 4-5lbs. 120-150 days
Lettuce, Leaf March-Sept 12-18″ 4-6″ 1/2 oz. – 100 ft. 4-5 lbs. 40-70 days
Lettuce, Head March-August 12-16″ 12-14″ 1/2 oz. – 1500 plants 1-1 1/2 lbs. 70-90 days
Muskmelon * Mav-June 6-8 ft. 4-6 ft. 1/2 oz. – 20 hills 3-5 lbs. 90-150 days
Watermelon* May and June 8-12 ft. 6-10 ft. 1/2 oz. – 12 hills 4-6 lbs. 85-120 days
Mustard Mar-May, Sept 12-18″ 2-3″ 1/2 oz. – 300 ft. 4-5 lbs. 40-70 days
Okra* April and May 4.5-3 ft. 18-24″ 1/2 oz. – 125 plants 5-6 lbs. 50-70 days
Onion, Seed April and May 12-18″ 2-4″ 1/2 oz. – 100 ft. 4-5 lbs. 90-120 days
Onion, Sets Oct-May 12-18″ 2-3″ 1 lb. – 50 ft. 2-3 sacks 50-70 days
Parsley Mar-May, Sept. 18-24″ 12-16″ 1/2 oz. – 125 ft. 3-4 lbs. 65-90 days
Parsnip April-June 15-20″ 2-4″ 1/2 oz. – 150 ft. 4-6 lbs. 95-110 days
Peas, Dwarf Sept, Mar-June 18-24″ 2-3″ 6 oz. – 50 ft. 150-175 lbs. 60-75 days
Peas, Tall Sept, Mar-June 3 ft. 2-3″ 6 oz. – 50 ft. 100-125 lbs. 70-90 days
Pepper* May and June 18-24″ 14-16″ 1/2 oz. – 750 plants 3-4 oz. 75-85 days
Potatoes, Irish March-June 24-36′ 14-18″ 1 lb. – 15 ft. 7-9 sacks 90-150 days
Pumpkin May-July 8-12 ft. 6-8 ft. 1/2 oz. – 15 hills 4-5 lbs. 90-120 days
Radish March -Sept. 12-18″ 1-2″ 1/2 oz. – 50 ft. 8-10 lbs. 20-75 days
Rhubarb March-June 30-36″ 16-24″ 1/2 oz. – 125 ft. 6-8 oz. 3rd Year
Rutabaga May and June 18-24″ 6-8″ 1/2 oz. – 200 ft. 2-3 lbs. 90-120 days
Salsify March-May 18-24″ 2-4″ 1/2 oz. – 60 ft. 8-10 lbs. 120-150 days
Spinach Mar-May Sept. 12-18″ 3-6″ 1/2 oz. – 50 ft. 10-12 lbs. 45-60 days
Squash,Bush May -June 5 ft. 5 ft. 1/2 oz. – 15 hills 4-6 lbs. 55-70 days
Squash, Winter May-July 10-12 ft. 8-10 ft. 1/2 oz. – 7 hills 3-4 lbs. 90-125 days
Swiss Chard March-July 12-18″ 4-8″ 1/2 oz. – 75 ft. 6-8 lbs. 45-60 days
Tomato* May-June 3-4 ft. 2-3 ft. 1/2 oz. – 1500 ft. 3-4 oz. 70-100 days
Turnip March-August 12-15″ 3-4″ 1/2 oz. – 200 ft. 12-4 lbs. 45-90 days

vegetable planting guide for zone 5-6

*Planting dates shown for crops marked “*” are intended to be for setting plants into the garden. Seeds should be sown 40 to 60 days earlier, indoors or under glass. Seed should be covered from three to five times its diameter. Press soil down firmly. Keep moist continuously. The above chart gives distances between rows for hand cultivation; where garden tractor is used the rows should be farther apart. Planting times are based on average seasonal temperatures in Spokane, WA (USDA Zone 5). Outdoor planting times should be adjusted for your USDA Zone.