When can I plant Bloodleaf in Hillview, KY

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You will be able to determine when it's the best time to plant bloodleaf by referring to the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Bloodleaf

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

Since bloodleaf are not cold tolerant you need to wait until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant bloodleaf 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 bloodleaf and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your bloodleaf may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your bloodleaf indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your bloodleaf if we have 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.