When can I plant Bacopa in Zone 1b

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

You can figure out when you can plant bacopa in Zone 1b by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Bacopa

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

Bacopa do well in a tiny bit of cold which means that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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The earliest that you can plant bacopa 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 bacopa and expect a good harvest is probably July. Any later than that and your bacopa may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your bacopa indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

It's important to 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 changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 1b we get a frost after June 15 be ready to protect your bacopa in the event of a surprise 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.