When can I plant Sagina in Zone 3b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 3b you can figure out when to plant sagina by looking at the USDA zone info.


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.

Since sagina 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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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 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 sagina and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your sagina may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your sagina indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on 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 may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 3b last frost occurs after May 15 so make sure that you are ready to protect your sagina in the event of 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.