When can I plant Money Plant in Zone 2b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant money plant in Zone 2b should be determined by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Money Plant

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

Money Plant do ok in moderate cold which means that you can plant them a little earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant money plant in Zone 2b 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 money plant and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your money plant may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your money plant 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 2b. It might get as low as -45°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 2b and it will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 2b it frosts late in the year after May 15 be ready to cover your money plant in the event of a 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.