When can I plant Marguerite Daisy in Pittsfield, IL

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You should be able to estimate when it's the best time to plant marguerite daisy by reviewing the USDA zone info for Pittsfield.


Planting Calendar for Marguerite Daisy

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

Since marguerite daisy require warm weather you really should wait until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant marguerite daisy in Pittsfield 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 marguerite daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your marguerite daisy may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your marguerite daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on April 15 in Pittsfield. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -15°F.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Pittsfield and it will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Pittsfield we get a frost after April 15 so be sure to be ready to cover your marguerite daisy in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Pittsfield

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.

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