When can I plant Steirodiscus in Zone 2a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You should be able to estimate when you can plant steirodiscus by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 2a.


Planting Calendar for Steirodiscus

Frost tolerance for steirodiscus: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Since steirodiscus are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant steirodiscus 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 steirodiscus and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your steirodiscus may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your steirodiscus indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 2a the average date of last frost happens on May 15. 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 just an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2a there is a last frost after May 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your steirodiscus 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.