When can I plant Hamburg root parsley in East Peoria, IL

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of getting a good idea when it's the best time to plant hamburg root parsley is to examine the USDA zone info for East Peoria.


Planting Calendar for Hamburg root parsley

Frost tolerance for hamburg root parsley: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Since hamburg root parsley are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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A good time to plant hamburg root parsley
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant hamburg root parsley
Probably not a good time to plant hamburg root parsley

The earliest that you can plant hamburg root parsley in East Peoria is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant hamburg root parsley and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your hamburg root parsley may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your hamburg root parsley indoors.

Last Frost Date

In East Peoria the average date of last frost happens on April 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -15°F.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for East Peoria and it will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in East Peoria we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your hamburg root parsley if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for East Peoria

Here is the info for USDA Zone 5b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-15°F
Highest Expected Low-10°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -15°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -10°F.

Plants to Grow in East Peoria

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