When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 2b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine 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 best time to plant axilflower in Zone 2b should be figured out by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

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

You really shouldn't plant axilflower until after the last frost because they are not cold tolerant.

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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 2b 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 grow to maturity. Starting your axilflower indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on May 15 in Zone 2b. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -45°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 2b is an average our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 2b we get surprised by a frost after May 15 be ready to protect your axilflower if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 2b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 2b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)August 15
Lowest Expected Low-45°F
Highest Expected Low-40°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -45°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -40°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 2b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 2b.