When can I plant Baby Blue Eyes in Zone 7a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 7a should be reffered to in order to figure out when it's the best time to plant baby blue eyes.


Planting Calendar for Baby Blue Eyes

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

Since baby blue eyes are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather you can plant them a little earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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A good time to plant baby blue eyes
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant baby blue eyes
Probably not a good time to plant baby blue eyes

The earliest that you can plant baby blue eyes in Zone 7a 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 baby blue eyes and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your baby blue eyes may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your baby blue eyes indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on April 15 in Zone 7a. We can expect an average low temperature of 0°F in the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 7a is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your baby blue eyes if we have a surprise 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.