When can I plant Dichondra in Hillview, KY

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out 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.

The best time to plant dichondra in Hillview can be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Dichondra

Frost tolerance for dichondra: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Dichondra are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

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

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

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get surprised by a frost after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your dichondra 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.