When can I plant Guara in Lisle, IL

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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.

The first chance to plant guara in Lisle should be estimated by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Guara

Frost tolerance for guara: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Guara require warm weather which means that you must wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant guara in Lisle 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 guara and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your guara may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your guara indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Lisle. It might get as low as -15°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Lisle may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Lisle we get a frost after April 15 so be sure to be ready to cover your guara in the event of a 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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