When can I plant Summer Savory in Zone 1a

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.

By using the USDA zone info for Zone 1a it's possible to figure out when to plant summer savory.


Planting Calendar for Summer Savory

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

Summer Savory do well in a tiny bit of cold which means that you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant summer savory 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 summer savory and expect a good harvest is probably July. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your summer savory may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your summer savory indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on June 15 in Zone 1a. It might get as low as -60°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 1a is just 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 we get surprised by a frost after June 15 so make sure that you are ready to protect your summer savory if we have one of those late frosts.

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.