When can I plant Money Plant in Zone 3b

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 USDA zone info for Zone 3b can be reviewed to estimate when you can plant money plant.


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.

Since money plant are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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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 3b is March. However, you really should wait until April 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. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your money plant may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your money plant indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 3b and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 3b there is a last frost after May 15 be ready to cover your money plant if we have a surprise late frost.

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.