When can I plant Sweet Woodruff in Zone 8b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 8b it's a good idea to figure out when to plant sweet woodruff.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Woodruff

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

You can plant sweet woodruff a bit earlier in the year because they do well in moderate cold.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 8b is not always accurate our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 8b last frost occurs after March 15 be ready to protect your sweet woodruff if we have a surprise 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.