Frost Zones

Frost Zones

Before planting your fall garden check to see when the first frost will hit

 

Zone 1

Average dates Last Frost: June 1-June 30

Average dates First Frost: July 1-July 31

Note: vulnerable to frost 365 days per year 

Zone 2

Average dates Last Frost: May 1-May 31

Average dates First Frost: August 1-August 31

Zone 3

Average dates Last Frost: May 1-May 31

Average dates First Frost: September 1-September 30

Zone 4

Average dates Last Frost: May 1-May 31

Average dates First Frost: September 1-September 30

Zone 5

Average dates Last Frost: March 30-April 30

Average dates First Frost: September 30-October 31

Zone 6

Average dates Last Frost: May 1-May 31

Average dates First Frost: September 30-October 31

Zone 7

Average dates Last Frost: March 30-April 30

Average dates First Frost: September 30-October 31

Zone 8

Average dates Last Frost: February 28-March 30

Average dates First Frost: October 31-November 30

Zone 9

Average dates Last Frost: January 30-February 28

Average dates First Frost: November 30-December 31

Zone 10

Average dates Last Frost: January 30 or before

Average dates First Frost: November 30-December 31

Zone 11

Free of frost throughout the year.

frost zone

Frost:

Light freeze; damage depends upon length of frost duration.

Light Freeze: -2C/-0C <> 29F/32F - tender plants killed with little destructive effect on other vegetation.

Moderate Freeze: -8C/-2C <> 25F/28F - wide destruction on most vegetation with heavy damage to fruit blossoms and tender semi-hardy plants.

Severe Freeze: -9C <> 24F and colder, heavy damage to most plants.

Shade: No direct sun in this area at all.

Partial Shade: Usually an area under a few trees receiving only 1 to 5 hours of partial sun during the day.

Partial Sun: Usually refers to an area that receives about 3 - 5 hours of full sun per day.

Full Sun: Refers to an area receiving 6 or more hours of full sun per day.

Frost Zones

 


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