When can I plant Hamburg root parsley in Zone 2a

One of the first steps we take when we are determining our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 2a can be read to estimate when to plant hamburg root parsley.


Planting Calendar for Hamburg root parsley

Frost tolerance for hamburg root parsley: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Hamburg root parsley can survive in moderate cold which tells us that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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A good time to plant hamburg root parsley
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant hamburg root parsley
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The earliest that you can plant hamburg root parsley 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 hamburg root parsley and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your hamburg root parsley may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your hamburg root parsley indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 2a. It might get as low as -50°F during the coldest months of winter.

It's important 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 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 hamburg root parsley if we have 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.