When can I plant Feverfew in Zone 6b

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating 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.

The best time to plant feverfew in Zone 6b can be estimated by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

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

Since feverfew are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather you can plant them a little earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant feverfew 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 feverfew and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your feverfew may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your feverfew indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 6b is just an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 6b we get surprised by a frost after April 15 so always be ready to protect your feverfew if we have one of those late frosts.

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.