Arizona: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Arizona Zone Hardiness Map

Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is important for 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.
Arizona is in 5-9 USDA plant hardiness zones.
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Arizona Last & First Frost Dates
City Last Frost Date First Frost Date
Flagstaff 6/23 9/11
Fort Valley 7/17 8/10
Holbrook 5/28 9/26
Kingman 5/2 10/30
Lee’s Ferry 4/23 10/23
Phoenix 2/9 12/9
Tucson 3/18 11/9
Yuma 3/1 11/25

*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.

Arizona on average has approximately 210 days between the last and first frost. Use the planting schedules below for planning when to plant tomatoes, peppers and more.

Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Arizona Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Arizona Garden Schedule
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 Arizona Garden Schedule
Zone 8 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 Arizona Garden Schedule
Zone 9 Planting Schedule
Zone 9 Arizona Garden Schedule