When can I plant Summer Savory in Zone 1b

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating our gardening schedule is find our 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 chance to plant summer savory in Zone 1b should be estimated by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Summer Savory

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

Summer Savory do well in very little cold which means that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant summer savory 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 summer savory and expect a good harvest is probably July. If you wait any later than that and your summer savory may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your summer savory indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 1b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost 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 summer savory if we have 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.