When can I plant Hamburg root parsley in Zone 6a

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

You can determine when it's a good idea to plant hamburg root parsley in Zone 6a by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Hamburg root parsley

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

Hamburg root parsley tend to make it in moderate cold which means that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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The earliest that you can plant hamburg root parsley in Zone 6a is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant hamburg root parsley and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your hamburg root parsley may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your hamburg root parsley indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 6a. We should expect an average low temperature of -10°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 6a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6a we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your hamburg root parsley if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 6a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-10°F
Highest Expected Low-5°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -10°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -5°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 6a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 6a.