When can I plant Transvaal Daisy in Metropolis, IL

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You will be able to determine when to plant transvaal daisy by using the USDA zone info for Metropolis.


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 slightly earlier in the year because they are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather.

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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 Metropolis 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. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your transvaal daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your transvaal daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Metropolis. We can expect an average low temperature of 0°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Metropolis and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Metropolis it frosts late in the year after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your transvaal daisy in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Metropolis

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low0°F
Highest Expected Low5°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 0°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 5°F.

Plants to Grow in Metropolis

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