When can I plant Sweet Sultan in Zone 7b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 7b should be reviewed to estimate when it's the best time to plant sweet sultan.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Sultan

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

You can plant sweet sultan slightly earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant sweet sultan in Zone 7b 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 sweet sultan and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your sweet sultan may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your sweet sultan 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. We can expect an average low temperature of 5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 7b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7b last frost occurs after April 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your sweet sultan 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.