When can I plant Flowering Tobacco in Lawrenceville, IL

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Lawrenceville you can determine when you can plant flowering tobacco by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Flowering Tobacco

Frost tolerance for flowering tobacco: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Since flowering tobacco are not cold tolerant you have to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant flowering tobacco
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant flowering tobacco
Probably not a good time to plant flowering tobacco

The earliest that you can plant flowering tobacco in Lawrenceville is April. However, you really should wait until May if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant flowering tobacco and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your flowering tobacco may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your flowering tobacco indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on April 15 in Lawrenceville. We should expect an average low temperature of -10°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Lawrenceville may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Lawrenceville there is a last frost after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your flowering tobacco if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Lawrenceville

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-10°F
Highest Expected Low-5°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -10°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -5°F.

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