When can I plant Browallia in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant browallia in Hillview should be figured out by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Browallia

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

Since browallia do not do well in cold weather you really should wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant browallia 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 browallia and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your browallia may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your browallia indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. We should expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your browallia 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

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