When can I plant Savoy cabbage in Zone 1b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You will be able to figure out when to plant savoy cabbage by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 1b.


Planting Calendar for Savoy cabbage

Frost tolerance for savoy cabbage: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Savoy cabbage do well in a bit of cold which means that you can plant them much earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant savoy cabbage 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 savoy cabbage and expect a good harvest is probably July. Any later than that and your savoy cabbage may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your savoy cabbage indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 1b is an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit 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 savoy cabbage 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.