When can I plant Feverfew in Zone 1b

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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 feverfew in Zone 1b should be determined by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

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

Since feverfew do well in moderate cold you can plant them a little earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant feverfew 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 feverfew and expect a good harvest is probably July. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your feverfew may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your feverfew indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is June 15 in Zone 1b. We can 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 may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 1b we get surprised by a frost after June 15 be ready to cover your feverfew 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.