When can I plant Sagina in Zone 7a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A common way of getting a good idea when it's possible to plant sagina is to consult the USDA zone info for Zone 7a.


Planting Calendar for Sagina

Frost tolerance for sagina: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Sagina are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant sagina in Zone 7a is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant sagina and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your sagina may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your sagina indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 7a the average date of last frost happens on April 15. It might get as low as 0°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 7a and it will vary from year to 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 sagina if we have 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.