When can I plant Feverfew 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.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 4b you will be able to estimate when you can plant feverfew.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

Frost tolerance for feverfew: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Since feverfew are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant feverfew in Zone 4b is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant feverfew and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your feverfew may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your feverfew indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 4b. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -25°F.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 4b is an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 4b it frosts late in the year after May 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your feverfew in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.