When can I plant Aegopodium in Zone 8a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can estimate when you can plant aegopodium in Zone 8a by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Aegopodium

Frost tolerance for aegopodium: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Aegopodium are very cold tolerant which tells us that you can get them planted much earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant aegopodium in Zone 8a 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 aegopodium and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your aegopodium may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your aegopodium indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is March 15 in Zone 8a. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 10°F.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 8a is an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 8a there is a last frost after March 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your aegopodium in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 8a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 8a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)March 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)November 15
Lowest Expected Low10°F
Highest Expected Low15°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 10°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 15°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 8a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 8a.