When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 7b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 7b you will be able to determine when you can plant axilflower.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

Frost tolerance for axilflower: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Since axilflower require warm weather it is important 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 axilflower
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant axilflower
Probably not a good time to plant axilflower

The earliest that you can plant axilflower in Zone 7b 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 axilflower and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your axilflower may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your axilflower indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 7b the average date of last frost happens on April 15. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 5°F.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 7b and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7b it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to cover your axilflower in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.