When can I plant Jasmine in Zone 6a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine 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 estimate when it's possible to plant jasmine in Zone 6a by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Jasmine

Frost tolerance for jasmine: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

It's a bad idea to plant jasmine until after the last frost because they do not do well in cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant jasmine in Zone 6a 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 jasmine and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your jasmine may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your jasmine indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 6a the average date of last frost happens on April 15. It might get as low as -10°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 6a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6a it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to protect your jasmine if we have one of those late frosts.

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.