When can I plant Tritoma in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant tritoma in Hillview can be estimated by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Tritoma

Frost tolerance for tritoma: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

You can plant tritoma quite a bit earlier in the year because they are one of those plants that can tolerate quite a bit of cold weather.

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A good time to plant tritoma
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant tritoma
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The earliest that you can plant tritoma 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 tritoma and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your tritoma may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your tritoma 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.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is not always accurate our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to protect your tritoma in the event of 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.