When can I plant Stoneseed in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of making a decision about when it's a good idea to plant stoneseed is to look at the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Stoneseed

Frost tolerance for stoneseed: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Stoneseed require warm weather which means that you must wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant stoneseed 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 stoneseed and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your stoneseed may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your stoneseed indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer 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 not always accurate and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to protect your stoneseed 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.