When can I plant Chocolate Daisy in Zone 4b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The best time to plant chocolate daisy in Zone 4b should be figured out by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Chocolate Daisy

Frost tolerance for chocolate daisy: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Chocolate Daisy are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather which tells us that you can start planting them slightly earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Legend 
A good time to plant chocolate daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant chocolate daisy
Probably not a good time to plant chocolate daisy

The earliest that you can plant chocolate daisy 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 chocolate daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your chocolate daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your chocolate daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on May 15 in Zone 4b. We can expect an average low temperature of -25°F in the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 4b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 4b we get a frost after May 15 be ready to cover your chocolate daisy if we have a 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.