When can I plant Money Plant in Zone 4b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

One way of figuring out when it's possible to plant money plant is to consult the USDA zone info for Zone 4b.


Planting Calendar for Money Plant

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

Money Plant are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather which means that you can get them planted earlier than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant money plant 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 money plant and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your money plant may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your money plant indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 4b and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 4b we get a frost after May 15 be ready to cover your money plant 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.