When can I plant Trachelium in Zone 7b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can estimate when it's possible to plant trachelium in Zone 7b by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Trachelium

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

Since trachelium are not cold tolerant you must wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant trachelium 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 trachelium and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your trachelium may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your trachelium indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 7b is just an average our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7b we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your trachelium 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.