When can I plant Bunny Tails grass in Zone 4a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine 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 figure out when you can plant bunny tails grass in Zone 4a by looking at 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.

Since bunny tails grass are barely cold tolerant you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant bunny tails grass in Zone 4a 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. Any later than that and your bunny tails grass may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your bunny tails grass indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 4a. We can expect an average low temperature of -30°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 4a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 4a we get surprised by a frost after May 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your bunny tails grass 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.