When can I plant Bacopa in Hillview, KY

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.

One way of determining when it's possible to plant bacopa is to use the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Bacopa

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

Bacopa can survive in very little cold which means that you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

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

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.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 so make sure that you are ready to protect your bacopa in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.