When can I plant Copperleaf in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. 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 determine when it's the best time to plant copperleaf by using the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Copperleaf

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

Since copperleaf do not do well in cold weather you must wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant copperleaf 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 copperleaf and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your copperleaf may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your copperleaf indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your copperleaf if we have 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.