When can I plant Kohlrabi in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out 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 should be used to figure out when it's the best time to plant kohlrabi.


Planting Calendar for Kohlrabi

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

Since kohlrabi do well in moderate cold you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant kohlrabi 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 kohlrabi and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your kohlrabi may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your kohlrabi indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on April 15 in Hillview. We can expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your kohlrabi if we have 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

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Hillview.