When can I plant Guara in Zone 6b

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.

In Zone 6b you can figure out when to plant guara by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Guara

Frost tolerance for guara: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Guara do not do well in cold weather which tells us that you must wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant guara in Zone 6b 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 guara and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your guara may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your guara indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 6b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 6b it frosts late in the year after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your guara in the event of 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.