When can I plant Steirodiscus in Zone 6b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. 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 steirodiscus in Zone 6b should be determined by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Steirodiscus

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

Since steirodiscus are barely cold tolerant you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant steirodiscus 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 steirodiscus and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your steirodiscus may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your steirodiscus indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 6b is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 6b it frosts late in the year after April 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your steirodiscus in the event of 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.