When can I plant Zucchini 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.

You will be able to figure out when it's a good idea to plant zucchini by referring to the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Zucchini

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

Since zucchini do not do well in cold weather it is necessary to wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Legend 
A good time to plant zucchini
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant zucchini
Probably not a good time to plant zucchini

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

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.

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 can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your zucchini if we have 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

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Hillview.