When can I plant Aegopodium in Zone 1b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant aegopodium in Zone 1b should be determined by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Aegopodium

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

Aegopodium can survive in cold weather which means that you can plant them much earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

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

The last month that you can plant aegopodium and expect a good harvest is probably July. If you wait any later than that and your aegopodium may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your aegopodium indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is June 15 in Zone 1b. We should expect an average low temperature of -55°F in the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 1b is just an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 1b we get a frost after June 15 be ready to protect your aegopodium in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 1b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 1b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)June 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)July 15
Lowest Expected Low-55°F
Highest Expected Low-50°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -55°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -50°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 1b

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