When can I plant Aegopodium in Zone 6b

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. 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 6b it's possible to figure out when you can plant aegopodium.


Planting Calendar for Aegopodium

Frost tolerance for aegopodium: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Aegopodium are one of those plants that can tolerate quite a bit of cold weather which means that you can get them planted much earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant aegopodium in Zone 6b 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 aegopodium and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your aegopodium may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your aegopodium indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 6b. We can expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 6b and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6b we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your aegopodium if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 6b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-5°F
Highest Expected Low0°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 0°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 6b

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