When can I plant Ajuga in Zone 2a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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.

The USDA zone info for Zone 2a can be reviewed to figure out when you can plant ajuga.


Planting Calendar for Ajuga

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

You can plant ajuga a lot earlier in the year because they are very cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant ajuga 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 ajuga and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your ajuga may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your ajuga indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on May 15 in Zone 2a. It might get as low as -50°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 2a and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 2a we get surprised by a frost after May 15 be ready to cover your ajuga in the event of 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.