When can I plant Moon Vine in Zone 7a

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

The USDA zone info for Zone 7a can be reffered to in order to figure out when it's possible to plant moon vine.


Planting Calendar for Moon Vine

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

Since moon vine are not cold tolerant you have to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant moon vine
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant moon vine
Probably not a good time to plant moon vine

The earliest that you can plant moon vine 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 moon vine and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your moon vine may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your moon vine indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 7a is an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to protect your moon vine 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.