When can I plant Sweet Potato Vine 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.

You can determine when it's possible to plant sweet potato vine in Hillview by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Potato Vine

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

Sweet Potato Vine are not cold tolerant which tells us that it is important to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant sweet potato vine
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant sweet potato vine
Probably not a good time to plant sweet potato vine

The earliest that you can plant sweet potato vine 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 sweet potato vine and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your sweet potato vine may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your sweet potato vine indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit 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.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview is an average and 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 make sure that you are ready to protect your sweet potato vine 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.