When can I plant Feverfew in Zone 8a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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.

You can determine when it's the best time to plant feverfew in Zone 8a by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

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

Since feverfew do well in moderate cold you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

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

Last Frost Date

In Zone 8a the average date of last frost happens on March 15. We can expect an average low temperature of 10°F in the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 8a and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 8a last frost occurs after March 15 be ready to cover your feverfew 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.