When can I plant Chervil in Silvis, IL

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the 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 best time to plant chervil in Silvis can be estimated by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Chervil

Frost tolerance for chervil: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant chervil slightly earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant chervil in Silvis 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 chervil and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your chervil may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your chervil indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Silvis 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 our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Silvis and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Silvis we get a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your chervil in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Silvis

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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