When can I plant Cigar Plant in Hillview, KY

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate 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 will be able to determine when it's possible to plant cigar plant by reviewing the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Cigar Plant

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

It's not a good idea to plant cigar plant until after the last frost because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant cigar plant 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 cigar plant and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your cigar plant may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your cigar plant indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Hillview is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to protect your cigar plant 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

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Hillview.