Alabama: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is important to getting the most out of your garden. Knowing your first and last frost dates will help you start your vegetable seeds at the right time. Alabama is in 7, 8 and 9 USDA plant hardiness zones.
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Alabama Zone Hardiness Map
Alabama Last & First Frost Dates
City Last Frost Date First Frost Date
Birmingham 4/19 10/27
Clanton 4/14 10/23
Dayton 4/3 10/25
Evergreen 4/2 10/31
Fayette 4/23 10/9
Haleyville 4/16 10/13
Mobile 3/21 11/8
Mongomery 3/26 10/27
Ozark 4/1 10/31
Scottsboro 4/26 10/7
Thomasville 4/1 10/27
Tuscaloosa 4/9 10/25

*Based on statistics there is a 10% chance that frost will occur before or after these dates. Watch your local weather for more accurate dates.

Alabama on average has approximately 185 days between the last and first frost. Using the planting schedules below will help you get the most out of your garden.

Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 Alabama Planting Schedule
Zone 8 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 Alabama Garden Schedule
Zone 9 Planting Schedule
Zone 9 Alabama Planting Schedule