When can I plant Streptocarpella in Hillview, KY

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can estimate when it's a good idea to plant streptocarpella in Hillview by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Streptocarpella

Frost tolerance for streptocarpella: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

It's probably a bad idea to plant streptocarpella until after the last frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant streptocarpella 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 streptocarpella and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your streptocarpella may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your streptocarpella 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.

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your streptocarpella 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.