When can I plant Ajuga in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Hillview you should be able to figure out when it's the best time to plant ajuga.


Planting Calendar for Ajuga

Frost tolerance for ajuga: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Since ajuga are one of those plants that can tolerate quite a bit of cold weather you can plant them much earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant ajuga in Hillview is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant ajuga and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your ajuga may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your ajuga indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on April 15 in Hillview. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Hillview is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your ajuga in the event of a surprise 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.