When can I plant Brachycome in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. 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 brachycome in Hillview can be figured out by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Brachycome

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

Since brachycome do not do well in cold weather it's important to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

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

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.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your brachycome 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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