When can I plant Asparagus lettuce in Hillview, KY

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The best time to plant asparagus lettuce in Hillview can be figured out by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Asparagus lettuce

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

Asparagus lettuce require warm weather which tells us that it is important to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant asparagus lettuce 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 asparagus lettuce and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your asparagus lettuce may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your asparagus lettuce indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -5°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 Hillview and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to cover your asparagus lettuce 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.