When can I plant Abutilon in Zone 1a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine 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.

A way of figuring out when to plant abutilon is to look at the USDA zone info for Zone 1a.


Planting Calendar for Abutilon

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

Since abutilon require warm weather you really should wait until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant abutilon in Zone 1a is June. However, you really should wait until July if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant abutilon and expect a good harvest is probably July. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your abutilon may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your abutilon indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 1a the average date of last frost happens on June 15. It might get as low as -60°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 1a is an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 1a there is a last frost after June 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your abutilon if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 1a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 1a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)June 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)July 15
Lowest Expected Low-60°F
Highest Expected Low-55°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -60°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -55°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 1a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 1a.