When can I plant Nemesia in Hillview, KY

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Hillview you can figure out when it's the best time to plant nemesia by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Nemesia

Frost tolerance for nemesia: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

You can not plant nemesia 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 nemesia
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant nemesia
Probably not a good time to plant nemesia

The earliest that you can plant nemesia 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 nemesia and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your nemesia may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your nemesia indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on April 15 in Hillview. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -5°F.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Hillview is just an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your nemesia in the event of one of those late frosts.

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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