When can I plant Steirodiscus in Zone 7a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out 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.

You can determine when you can plant steirodiscus in Zone 7a by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Steirodiscus

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

Since steirodiscus are barely cold tolerant you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

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

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Zone 7a. We should expect an average low temperature of 0°F in 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. Since half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your steirodiscus 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.