When can I plant Aegopodium in Lisle, IL

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out 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.

The USDA zone info for Lisle should be used to estimate when you can plant aegopodium.


Planting Calendar for Aegopodium

Frost tolerance for aegopodium: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Aegopodium do ok in a bit of cold which tells us that you can plant them quite a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Legend 
A good time to plant aegopodium
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant aegopodium
Probably not a good time to plant aegopodium

The earliest that you can plant aegopodium in Lisle 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 aegopodium and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your aegopodium may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your aegopodium indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Lisle may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Lisle last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to protect your aegopodium in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Lisle

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 Lisle

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