When can I plant Bower Vine in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out 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.

The best time to plant bower vine in Hillview should be figured out by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Bower Vine

Frost tolerance for bower vine: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

It's not a good idea to plant bower vine until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer because they do not do well in cold weather.

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A good time to plant bower vine
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant bower vine
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The earliest that you can plant bower vine 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 bower vine and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your bower vine may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your bower vine indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on April 15 in Hillview. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -5°F.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to cover your bower vine 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.