When can I plant Corn salad in Zone 2a

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

A common way of figuring out when to plant corn salad is to consult the USDA zone info for Zone 2a.


Planting Calendar for Corn salad

Frost tolerance for corn salad: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Since corn salad do not do well in cold weather you have to wait until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant corn salad 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 corn salad and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your corn salad may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your corn salad indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on May 15 in Zone 2a. It might get as low as -50°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 2a is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 2a we get a frost after May 15 be ready to protect your corn salad in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.