When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 1b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first opportunity to plant axilflower in Zone 1b can be determined by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

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

Axilflower are not cold tolerant which tells us that you really should wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant axilflower 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 axilflower and expect a good harvest is probably July. Any later than that and your axilflower may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your axilflower indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on June 15 in Zone 1b. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -55°F.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 1b and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 1b we get a frost after June 15 so always be ready to protect your axilflower 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.