When can I plant Aegopodium in Zone 2a

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.

By referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 2a it's possible to figure out when it's the best time to plant aegopodium.


Planting Calendar for Aegopodium

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

Since aegopodium are very cold tolerant you can plant them a lot earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant aegopodium in Zone 2a is April. However, you really should wait until May if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant aegopodium and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your aegopodium may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your aegopodium indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 2a. We should expect an average low temperature of -50°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 2a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2a we get surprised by a frost after May 15 so always be ready to cover your aegopodium if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 2a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 2a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)August 15
Lowest Expected Low-50°F
Highest Expected Low-45°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -50°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -45°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 2a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 2a.