When can I plant Oregano in Hillview, KY

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine 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.

The first opportunity to plant oregano in Hillview can be figured out by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Oregano

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

Oregano do well in moderate cold which means that you can plant them a little bit earlier than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant oregano 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 oregano and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your oregano may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your oregano indoors is a great way to get them started 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.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is just an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your oregano 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

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