When can I plant Jasmine 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.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 7a you will be able to determine when it's a good idea to plant jasmine.


Planting Calendar for Jasmine

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

Jasmine require warm weather which means that it is necessary to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant jasmine 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 jasmine and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your jasmine may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your jasmine indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 7a the average date of last frost happens on April 15. We can expect an average low temperature of 0°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 7a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 7a there is a last frost after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your jasmine 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.