When can I plant Angel's Trumpets in Zone 1b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can determine when you can plant angel's trumpets in Zone 1b by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Angel's Trumpets

Frost tolerance for angel's trumpets: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant angel's trumpets a bit earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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A good time to plant angel's trumpets
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant angel's trumpets
Probably not a good time to plant angel's trumpets

The earliest that you can plant angel's trumpets in Zone 1b 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 angel's trumpets and expect a good harvest is probably July. Any later than that and your angel's trumpets may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your angel's trumpets indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on June 15 in Zone 1b. We should expect an average low temperature of -55°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 1b and it is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 1b it frosts late in the year after June 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your angel's trumpets if we have a late frost.

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.