When can I plant Asparagus lettuce in Zone 7a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's possible to determine when you can plant asparagus lettuce by using the USDA zone info for Zone 7a.


Planting Calendar for Asparagus lettuce

Frost tolerance for asparagus lettuce: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

You really shouldn't plant asparagus lettuce until after all chance of frost has passed because they do not do well in cold weather.

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Legend 
A good time to plant asparagus lettuce
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant asparagus lettuce
Probably not a good time to plant asparagus lettuce

The earliest that you can plant asparagus lettuce in Zone 7a 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 asparagus lettuce and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your asparagus lettuce may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your asparagus lettuce indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Zone 7a. It might get as low as 0°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 7a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to cover your asparagus lettuce if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low0°F
Highest Expected Low5°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 0°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 5°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 7a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 7a.