When can I plant Neeps in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can estimate when you can plant neeps in Hillview by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Neeps

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

You can not plant neeps until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant neeps 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 neeps and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your neeps may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your neeps indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Hillview is an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 so always be ready to protect your neeps 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.