When can I plant Alternaria in Hillview, KY

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

By checking out the USDA zone info for Hillview it's possible to figure out when you can plant alternaria.


Planting Calendar for Alternaria

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

You can not plant alternaria until after the last frost because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant alternaria 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 alternaria and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your alternaria may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your alternaria indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is 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 may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost 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 alternaria if we have 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

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