When can I plant Angel's Trumpets in Zone 6b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You should be able to figure out when it's possible to plant angel's trumpets by using the USDA zone info for Zone 6b.


Planting Calendar for Angel's Trumpets

Frost tolerance for angel's trumpets: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Angel's Trumpets can survive in some cold which means that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant angel's trumpets
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant angel's trumpets
Probably not a good time to plant angel's trumpets

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

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Zone 6b. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 6b and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6b there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to cover your angel's trumpets if we have a surprise 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.