When can I plant Sweet Woodruff 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 zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first opportunity to plant sweet woodruff in Hillview can be determined by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Woodruff

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

Sweet Woodruff tend to make it in moderate cold which means that you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant sweet woodruff 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 woodruff and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your sweet woodruff may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your sweet woodruff indoors is a great way to get them started a few 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.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is not always accurate our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to cover your sweet woodruff 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.