When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 4a

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.

The USDA zone info for Zone 4a should be read to figure out when it's the best time to plant axilflower.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

Frost tolerance for axilflower: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Since axilflower are not cold tolerant it is important to wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant axilflower in Zone 4a is May. However, you really should wait until June if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant axilflower and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your axilflower may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your axilflower indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on May 15 in Zone 4a. We should expect an average low temperature of -30°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 4a is an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 4a last frost occurs after May 15 be ready to protect your axilflower if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 4a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 4a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)September 15
Lowest Expected Low-30°F
Highest Expected Low-25°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -30°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -25°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 4a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 4a.