When can I plant Sweet Woodruff in Zone 6b

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out 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.

You can estimate when you can plant sweet woodruff in Zone 6b by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Woodruff

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

Since sweet woodruff are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant sweet woodruff
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant sweet woodruff
Probably not a good time to plant sweet woodruff

The earliest that you can plant sweet woodruff 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 sweet woodruff and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your sweet woodruff may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your sweet woodruff indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 6b is just 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 make sure that you are ready to protect your sweet woodruff 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.