When can I plant Bunny Tails grass in Zone 4b

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

The first opportunity to plant bunny tails grass in Zone 4b can be determined by reviewing 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.

Bunny Tails grass tend to make it in some cold which means that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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A good time to plant bunny tails grass
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant bunny tails grass
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The earliest that you can plant bunny tails grass in Zone 4b 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. If you wait any later than that and your bunny tails grass may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your bunny tails grass indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 4b the average date of last frost happens on May 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -25°F.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 4b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 4b there is a last frost after May 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your bunny tails grass in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 4b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 4b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)September 15
Lowest Expected Low-25°F
Highest Expected Low-20°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -25°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -20°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 4b

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