When can I plant Twinspur in Zone 7a

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. 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 it's a good idea to plant twinspur in Zone 7a by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Twinspur

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

Twinspur are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather which tells us that you can plant them earlier than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant twinspur 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 twinspur and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your twinspur may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your twinspur indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 7a is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 so always be ready to protect your twinspur 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.