When can I plant Redvein Dock 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.

You will be able to estimate when to plant redvein dock by looking at the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Redvein Dock

Frost tolerance for redvein dock: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant redvein dock a bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant redvein dock in Hillview is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant redvein dock and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your redvein dock may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your redvein dock indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to protect your redvein dock if we have 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.