When can I plant Twinspur in Zone 7b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You will be able to estimate when it's possible to plant twinspur by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 7b.


Planting Calendar for Twinspur

Frost tolerance for twinspur: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Since twinspur are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant twinspur 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 twinspur and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your twinspur may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your twinspur indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is 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. Half of the time in Zone 7b last frost occurs after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your twinspur 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.