When can I plant Aegopodium in Zone 7b

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

One way of getting a good idea when you can plant aegopodium is to look at the USDA zone info for Zone 7b.


Planting Calendar for Aegopodium

Frost tolerance for aegopodium: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Aegopodium do well in quite a bit of cold which tells us that you can plant them quite a bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant aegopodium in Zone 7b 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 aegopodium and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your aegopodium may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your aegopodium indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Zone 7b. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 5°F.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 7b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7b we get a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your aegopodium if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low5°F
Highest Expected Low10°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 10°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 7b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 7b.