When can I plant Hamburg root parsley in Zone 7a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant hamburg root parsley in Zone 7a should be figured out by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Hamburg root parsley

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

Hamburg root parsley do well in mild cold which means that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant hamburg root parsley 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 hamburg root parsley and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your hamburg root parsley may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your hamburg root parsley indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is 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 not always accurate our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your hamburg root parsley 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.