When can I plant Garden Orache in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By using the USDA zone info for Hillview it's a good idea to figure out when it's a good idea to plant garden orache.


Planting Calendar for Garden Orache

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

Since garden orache are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant garden orache 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 garden orache and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your garden orache may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your garden orache indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on 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 not always accurate and our actual date of last frost 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 cover your garden orache 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.