Missouri: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Missouri Zone Hardiness Map

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.
Missouri is in USDA plant hardiness zones 5-7.
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Missouri Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Jefferson City5/1310/1
Kansas City4/3010/9
St. Louis4/3010/8

*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.

Missouri on average has approximately 170 days between the last and first frost. Using the planting schedules below will help you get the most out of your garden.

Zone 5 Planting Schedule
Zone 5 Missouri Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 6 Missouri Garden Schedule
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 Missouri Garden Schedule