When can I plant Abutilon in Hillview, KY

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.

It's a good idea to estimate when it's the best time to plant abutilon by using the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Abutilon

Frost tolerance for abutilon: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Abutilon do not do well in cold weather which tells us that it's necessary to wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

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

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -5°F.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get surprised by a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your abutilon in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Hillview

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-5°F
Highest Expected Low0°F

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

Plants to Grow in Hillview

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Hillview.