When can I plant Savoy cabbage in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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.

In Hillview you can estimate when it's the best time to plant savoy cabbage by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Savoy cabbage

Frost tolerance for savoy cabbage: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Savoy cabbage are very cold tolerant which means that you can get them planted much earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant savoy cabbage 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 savoy cabbage and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your savoy cabbage may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your savoy cabbage indoors.

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.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your savoy cabbage if we have a 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.