When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 2a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the 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.

A common way of getting a good idea when to plant axilflower is to use the USDA zone info for Zone 2a.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

Frost tolerance for axilflower: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Axilflower do not do well in cold weather which means that you really should wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant axilflower in Zone 2a 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 axilflower and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your axilflower may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your axilflower indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

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.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 2a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 2a we get surprised by a frost after May 15 be ready to cover your axilflower if we have a 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.