When can I plant Corn salad in Hillview, KY

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Hillview you should be able to estimate when it's the best time to plant corn salad.


Planting Calendar for Corn salad

Frost tolerance for corn salad: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Since corn salad are not cold tolerant it's important to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant corn salad 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 corn salad and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your corn salad may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your corn salad indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Hillview the average date of last frost happens on April 15. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to cover your corn salad 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.