When can I plant Bunny Tails grass in Zone 3b

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 determine when it's possible to plant bunny tails grass in Zone 3b by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Bunny Tails grass

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

Bunny Tails grass do ok in moderate cold which means that you can plant them slightly earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant bunny tails grass in Zone 3b 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 bunny tails grass and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your bunny tails grass may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your bunny tails grass indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 3b. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -35°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 3b is not always accurate our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 3b we get surprised by a frost after May 15 be ready to cover your bunny tails grass in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 3b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 3b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)September 15
Lowest Expected Low-35°F
Highest Expected Low-30°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -35°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -30°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 3b

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