When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 7a

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

In Zone 7a you can determine when it's a good idea to plant axilflower by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

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

It's not a good idea to plant axilflower until after the last frost has passed because they do not do well in cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant axilflower 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 axilflower and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your axilflower may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your axilflower indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Zone 7a. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 0°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 7a is just an average our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your axilflower in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.