When can I plant Hamburg root parsley in Evanston, IL

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of figuring out when it's possible to plant hamburg root parsley is to use the USDA zone info for Evanston.


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.

You can plant hamburg root parsley just a bit earlier in the year because they are moderately cold tolerant.

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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 Evanston 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 really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your hamburg root parsley indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Evanston the average date of last frost happens on April 15. We should expect an average low temperature of -15°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Evanston is not always accurate our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Evanston last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to protect your hamburg root parsley in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Evanston

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 Evanston

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