When can I plant Redvein Dock in Zone 1a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 1a you can determine when it's a good idea to plant redvein dock by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Redvein Dock

Frost tolerance for redvein dock: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant redvein dock a bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant redvein dock 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 redvein dock and expect a good harvest is probably July. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your redvein dock may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your redvein dock indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on June 15 in Zone 1a. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -60°F.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 1a and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 1a it frosts late in the year after June 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your redvein dock 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.