When can I plant Mustard greens in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Hillview you can determine when it's possible to plant mustard greens by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Mustard greens

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

You can plant mustard greens a bit earlier in the year because they are moderately cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant mustard greens 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 mustard greens and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your mustard greens may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your mustard greens indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -5°F.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your mustard greens 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

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