When can I plant Twinspur in Zone 2b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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.

One way of figuring out when you can plant twinspur is to check out the USDA zone info for Zone 2b.


Planting Calendar for Twinspur

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

Twinspur tend to make it in mild cold which means that you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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A good time to plant twinspur
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant twinspur
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The earliest that you can plant twinspur 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 twinspur and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your twinspur may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your twinspur indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 2b. We can expect an average low temperature of -45°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 2b and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 2b it frosts late in the year after May 15 be ready to protect your twinspur 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.