When can I plant Transvaal Daisy in Evanston, IL

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our 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.

You will be able to estimate when you can plant transvaal daisy by checking out the USDA zone info for Evanston.


Planting Calendar for Transvaal Daisy

Frost tolerance for transvaal daisy: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant transvaal daisy a bit earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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A good time to plant transvaal daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant transvaal daisy
Probably not a good time to plant transvaal daisy

The earliest that you can plant transvaal daisy in Evanston is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant transvaal daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your transvaal daisy may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your transvaal daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Evanston. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -15°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Evanston is not always accurate our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Evanston we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your transvaal daisy in the event of a late frost.

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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