When can I plant Hamburg root parsley in Zone 8b

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.

By referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 8b you will be able to estimate when to plant hamburg root parsley.


Planting Calendar for Hamburg root parsley

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

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

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A good time to plant hamburg root parsley
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant hamburg root parsley
Probably not a good time to plant hamburg root parsley

The earliest that you can plant hamburg root parsley in Zone 8b 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 hamburg root parsley and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your hamburg root parsley may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your hamburg root parsley indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 8b the average date of last frost happens on March 15. It might get as low as 15°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 8b and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 8b it frosts late in the year after March 15 be ready to protect your hamburg root parsley in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 8b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 8b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)March 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)November 15
Lowest Expected Low15°F
Highest Expected Low20°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 15°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 20°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 8b

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