When can I plant Guara 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 most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's possible to figure out when it's possible to plant guara by reviewing the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Guara

Frost tolerance for guara: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

You really shouldn't plant guara until after all chance of frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant guara 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 guara and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your guara may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your guara indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on April 15 in Hillview. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your guara 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.