When can I plant Iresene 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.

The best time to plant iresene in Hillview can be determined by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Iresene

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

You really shouldn't plant iresene until after the last frost has passed because they do not do well in cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant iresene 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 iresene and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your iresene may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your iresene indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

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.

Remember that USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to cover your iresene in the event of a 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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