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Distance-Tables

Usual distances apart for planting fruits

Apples................ 30 to 40 feet each way.

Apples, dwarf (Paradise stocks)........ 8 to 10 feet each way.

Apples, dwarf (Doucin stocks)........ 12 to 25 feet each way.

Pears................. 20 to 30 feet each way.

Pears, dwarf............... 10 to 15 feet each way.

Plums................ 16 to 20 feet each way.

Peaches................ 16 to 20 feet each way.

Cherries................ 16 to 25 feet each way.

Apricots................ 16 to 20 feet each way.

Nectarines............... 16 to 20 feet each way.

Quinces................ 8 to 14 feet each way.

Figs................. 20 to 25 feet each way.

Mulberries............... 25 to 30 feet each way.

Japanese Persimmons........... 20 to 25 feet each way.

Loquats................ 15 to 25 feet each way.

Pecans................ 35 to 40 feet each way.

Grapes................ 8 to 12 feet each way.

Currants................ 4X5 feet.

Gooseberries.............. 4X5 feet.

Raspberries, black............ 3X6 feet.

Raspberries, red............. 3X5 feet.

Blackberries.............. 4X7 to 6X8 feet.

Cranberries............... 1 or 2 ft. apart each way.

Strawberries.............. 1 X 3 or 4 feet.

Oranges and Lemons........... 25 to 30 feet each way.

Distances recommended for orange trees in California

Dwarfs, as Tangerines........... 10 to 12 feet.

Half-dwarfs, as Washington Navel........ 24 to 30 feet.

Mediterranean Sweet, Maltese Blood, Valencia . . 24 to 30 feet.

St. Michael.............. 18 to 24 feet.

Seedlings................ 30 to 40 feet.

Usual distances apart for planting vegetables (see also table, p. 109)

Artichoke . . . Rows 3 or 4 ft. apart, 2 to 3 ft. apart in the row.

Asparagus . . Rows 3 to 4 ft. apart, 1 to 2 ft. apart in the row.

Beans, bush . . 1 ft. apart in rows 2 to 3 ft. apart.

Beans, pole . . 3 to 4 ft. each way.

Beet, early . . In drills 12 to 18 in. apart.

Beet, late ... In drills 2 to 3 ft. apart.

Broccoli . . . 11/2 X 2 1/2 ft. to 2 X3 ft.

Cabbage, early . 16 X 28 in. to 18 X 30 in.

Cabbage, late . . 2 X 3 ft. to 21/2 X 31/2 ft.

Carrot . . . . In drills 1 to 2 ft. apart.

Cauliflower . . 2 X 2 ft. to 2 X 3 ft.

Celery .... Rows 3 to 4 ft. apart, 6 to 9 in. in the row; "new celery culture," 7 X 7 in., each way. Corn-salad . . In drills 12 to 18 in. apart.

Corn, Sweet . . Rows 3 to 31/2 ft. apart, 9 in. to 2 ft. in the row. Cress .... In drills 10 to 12 in. apart. Cucumber . . 4 to 5 ft. each way. Egg-plant . . . 3 X 3 ft. Endive . . . 1 X 1 ft. to 1 X 11/2 ft. Horseradish . . 1 X 2 or 3 ft.

Kohlrabi . . . 10 X 18 in. to 1 X 2 ft.

Leek . . . . 6 in. X 1 or 11/2 ft.

Lettuce . . . 1 X 11/2 or 2 ft.

Melons, musk . 5 to 6 ft. each way.

Melons, water . 7 to 8 ft. each way.

Mushroom . . 6 to 8 in. each way.

Okra . . . . 11/2 X 2 or 3 ft.

Onion .... In drills from 14 to 20 in. apart.

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