When can I plant Baby Blue Eyes in Zone 1b

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. 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 baby blue eyes in Zone 1b should be estimated by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Baby Blue Eyes

Frost tolerance for baby blue eyes: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Baby Blue Eyes do well in some cold which means that you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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A good time to plant baby blue eyes
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant baby blue eyes
Probably not a good time to plant baby blue eyes

The earliest that you can plant baby blue eyes 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 baby blue eyes and expect a good harvest is probably July. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your baby blue eyes may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your baby blue eyes indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 1b is just an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 1b we get surprised by a frost after June 15 be ready to protect your baby blue eyes 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.