Group Title: Gardeners factsheet - University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service ; 1
Title: Vegetable planting and harvest guide
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Title: Vegetable planting and harvest guide
Series Title: Gardeners factsheet - University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service ; 1
Alternate Title: Gardeners factsheet no. 1, January 1979
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Gerber, John M.
University of the Virgin Islands. Cooperative Extension Service. ( Contributor )
Affiliation: University of the Virgin Islands -- Cooperative Extension Service
Publisher: University of the Virgin Islands
Publication Date: 1979
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Subject: Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Caribbean
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GARDENERS FACTSHEET NO. 1
JANUARY, 1979















VEGETABLE PLANTING and HARVEST GUIDE



Dr. John M. Gerber
Vegetable Specialist






The following figures are approximations based on the best available information
They should be adjusted to your individual garden. Remember, they are estimates.


Vegetable Seeds Depth Time Min. Space Distance Distance Estimated
per 100 of Needed Needed Between Between Yield
ft. row Seeding to Grow to Grow Plants Rows per 100
(inches) Transplant Transplants In Row (inches) ft. row
(weeks) (inches) (inches)

beans:
bush snap 1%Ib. 1% 3 24 50 Ibs.
pole snap 4oz. 1% 36 24 40 Ibs.
bush lima 1 lb. 1% 3 24 25 Ibs.
pole lima 1/2 b. 11 3 36 50 Ibs.
beets 1 oz. 1 2 18 75 Ibs.
broccoli 1/4 oz. 1/2 5 2x2 18 30 65 heads
cabbage 1/4 oz. 1/2 5 2x2 18 30 65 heads
carrots 1/2 oz. 1/2 2 18 80 Ibs.
cauliflower 1/4 oz. 1/2 5 2x2 18 30 65 heads
Chinese cabbage 1/4 oz. 1/2 5 2x2 12 24 100 heads
collards 1/2 oz. 1/2 5 2x2 12 24 100 Ibs.
cucumbers 1 oz. 1% 2-3 3x3 18 72 70 Ibs.
eggplants 1/8 oz. 1/2 6 2x2 24 36 150 Ibs.
kale 1/2 oz. 1/2 5 2x2 12 24 100 Ibs.
kohlrabi 1/8oz. 1/2 4 2x2 4 18 75 Ibs.
leaf lettuce 1/2 oz. 1/4 5 11 x 12 6 12 50 Ibs.
muskmelon 1 oz. 1% 2-3 3x3 72 72 100 frts.
mustard 1/2 oz. 1/2 2 24 100 Ibs.
okra 2oz. 1/2 18 36 100 Ibs.
onions 1 oz. 1/2 8 1/4x2 2-4 18 100 Ibs.
pigeon peas 1 oz. 2 60 60
peppers 1/8 oz. 1/2 6 2x2 24 24 50 Ibs.
pumpkins 1/2 oz. 1% 2-3 3x3 72 72 100 Ibs.









Vegetable Seeds Depth Time Min. Space Distance Distance Estimated
per 100 of Needed Needed Between Between Yield
ft. row Seeding to Grow to Grow Plants Rows per 100
(inches) Transplant Transplants In Row (inches) ft. row
(weeks) (inches) (inches)

radish 1 oz. 1/2 1 12 75 Ibs.
squash: 2-3 3x3
summer 1 oz. 1 2-3 3x3 48 48 150 Ibs.
winter 1/2 oz. 1 48 48 100 Ibs.
sweet corn 125 ears
sweet potato 4 oz. 2 12 30 100 Ibs.
Swiss chard 100 pits. 12 36 75 Ibs.
tomato 2oz. 4 2x2 6 18 150 Ibs.
turnip 1/8 oz. 1/2 36 36 75 Ibs.
watermelon 1/2 oz. 1/2 2-3 3x3 3 18 40 Ibs.
yams 1 oz. 1% 72 72 200 Ibs.
12 Ibs. 6 24 36


Products mentioned by name in this publication are used as examples and in no way imply endorsement or
recommendation of these products or suppliers.











































Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914 (as amended), in cooperation with the U.S.
Department of Agriculture, D.S. Padda, Director, College of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service. The College of the Virgin Islands
Cooperative Extension Service is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action organization, providing educational services in the field of agriculture,
home economics, rural development, 4-H youth development and related subjects to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex or national
origin.




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