When can I plant Celeriac 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 zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You should be able to estimate when it's the best time to plant celeriac by checking out the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Celeriac

Frost tolerance for celeriac: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Since celeriac do well in moderate cold you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant celeriac in Hillview is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant celeriac and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your celeriac may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your celeriac indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last 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.

It's important to 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 will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to protect your celeriac 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.