When can I plant Corn salad in Zone 7b

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out 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.

The best time to plant corn salad in Zone 7b should be determined by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Corn salad

Frost tolerance for corn salad: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Corn salad are not cold tolerant which means that you have to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant corn salad 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 corn salad and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your corn salad may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your corn salad indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 7b the average date of last frost happens on April 15. It might get as low as 5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 7b is just an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7b it frosts late in the year after April 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your corn salad if we have a surprise 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.