When can I plant Sweet Williams in Hillview, KY

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant sweet williams in Hillview should be estimated by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Williams

Frost tolerance for sweet williams: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Sweet Williams can survive in a little bit of cold which tells us that you can plant them a little earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant sweet williams 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 sweet williams and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your sweet williams may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your sweet williams indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. We can expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 so always be ready to cover your sweet williams if we have a surprise 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.