When can I plant Indian cress in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Hillview can be reviewed to figure out when to plant indian cress.


Planting Calendar for Indian cress

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

Since indian cress are not cold tolerant you need to wait until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

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

Last Frost Date

In Hillview the average date of last frost happens on April 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -5°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year 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 cover your indian cress in the event of 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

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