When can I plant Sagina in Zone 3a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's a good idea to figure out when you can plant sagina by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 3a.


Planting Calendar for Sagina

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

You can plant sagina a bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant sagina in Zone 3a 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 sagina and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your sagina may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your sagina indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 3a. It might get as low as -40°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 3a is an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 3a there is a last frost after May 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your sagina in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 3a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 3a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)September 15
Lowest Expected Low-40°F
Highest Expected Low-35°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -40°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -35°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 3a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 3a.