North Carolina: 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.
North Carolina is in 5-8 USDA plant hardiness zones.
Learning Download: Growing in North Carolina
North Carolina Last & First Frost Dates
|City||Last Frost Date||First Frost Date|
*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.
North Carolina on average has approximately 175 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 6 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 Planting Schedule