When can I plant Jasmine in Zone 4a

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.

The first chance to plant jasmine in Zone 4a can be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Jasmine

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

You really shouldn't plant jasmine until after all chance of frost has passed because they require warm weather.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 4a is just an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 4a there is a last frost after May 15 so always be ready to protect your jasmine if we have a late frost.

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.