Asked by: Latinka Alaejos
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th January, 2020

When can I plant in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh is USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 6, so the average last frost date in spring is around May 15, and first frost date in fall is around October 15. The dates listed below are for earliest harvests, but many can also be planted or re-planted later in the season.

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Besides, what planting zone is Pittsburgh?

Zone 6B

Additionally, what can I plant in July in PA? Now, for all the usual hot weather veggies like beans, cowpeas, corn, squashes, pumpkins, cucumbers, watermelons, gourds and sunflowers, you should plant those seeds directly into the ground around July 8.

Similarly, when can you start planting in PA?

Start such plants indoors about 10 weeks before your location's last average annual spring frost date, and transplant them into the garden four weeks before that last frost date, when the soil temperature is at least 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

What grows well in Pennsylvania?

Good Vegetables to Grow in Pennsylvania

  • Okra. Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus, is part of the hibiscus family.
  • Onions. Onions, Allium cepa, can be grown in nearly all hardiness zones, thanks to the new hybrid varieties.
  • Sweet Peppers. Sweet peppers, Capsicum annuum, is frost sensitive, but thrives in Pennsylvania's summer temperatures.
  • Lettuce.

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