When can I plant Trachelium in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant trachelium in Hillview can be determined by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Trachelium

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

Trachelium require warm weather which means that you really should wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant trachelium 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 trachelium and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your trachelium may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your trachelium indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year and 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 trachelium in the event of one of those late frosts.

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

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