When can I plant Sweet Sultan in Zone 2b

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.

You can figure out when to plant sweet sultan in Zone 2b by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Sultan

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

Since sweet sultan are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on May 15 in Zone 2b. It might get as low as -45°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 2b is just an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2b we get surprised by a frost after May 15 so always be ready to protect your sweet sultan if we have one of those late frosts.

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.