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Planting Calendar for Marion, AR

For the Almanac's fall and spring planting calendars, we've calculated the best time to start seeds indoors, when to transplant young plants outside, and when to direct seed into the ground.

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Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on November 6 (at WEST MEMPHIS MUNI AP, AR climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Oct 2
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Sep 22
Bell PeppersFrost May 24Frost Jul 19N/A
BroccoliFrost Jul 26Frost Aug 23N/A
CabbageFrost Jul 16Frost Aug 13N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Sep 17
CauliflowerFrost Jul 26Frost Aug 23N/A
CeleryFrost May 15Frost Jul 24N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
EggplantsFrost May 24Frost Jul 19N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Sep 7
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jun 13Frost Aug 8N/A
KaleFrost Aug 15Frost Sep 12N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Sep 17
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Sep 27
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 3
PeasN/AN/AFrost Sep 2
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Aug 23
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost Jun 19
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Oct 2
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Oct 12
Sweet PotatoesFrost Jun 4Frost Jul 9N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Sep 27
TomatoesFrost May 29Frost Jul 24N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Sep 27
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost Jul 9
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Aug 8

Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on March 24 (at WEST MEMPHIS MUNI AP, AR climate station, elevation 213 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Mar 9-24
Moon Mar 21-24
BasilFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Mar 9-31
Moon Mar 9-20
Bell PeppersFrost Jan 12-26
Moon Jan 21-26
Frost Mar 31-Apr 14
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5
N/A
BroccoliFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
N/A
CabbageFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Feb 23-Mar 2
Moon Feb 23-Mar 2
Frost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Feb 16-Mar 2
Moon Feb 16-19
CauliflowerFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
N/A
CeleryFrost Jan 12-26
Moon Jan 21-26
Frost Mar 31-Apr 14
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Feb 23-Mar 2
Moon Feb 23-Mar 2
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
CornN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-28
Moon Apr 19-28
CucumbersFrost Feb 23-Mar 2
Moon Feb 23-Mar 2
Frost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Mar 24-Apr 28
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5, Apr 19-28
EggplantsFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Dec 29-Jan 12
Moon Dec 29-Jan 6
Frost Feb 2-23
Moon Feb 2- 5, Feb 20-23
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Mar 31-Apr 21
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5, Apr 19-21
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Jan 12-26
Moon Jan 21-26
Frost Mar 31-Apr 14
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5
N/A
KaleFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 20-23
Frost Mar 2- 9
Moon Mar 2- 7
N/A
LettuceFrost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 20-23
Frost Mar 9-Apr 7
Moon Mar 21-Apr 5
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Mar 8-17
OreganoFrost Jan 12-Feb 9
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Feb 23-Mar 9
Moon Feb 23-Mar 7
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Mar 2-24
Moon Mar 8-20
PeasN/AN/AFrost Feb 9-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Mar 17-Apr 7
Moon Mar 17-20, Apr 6- 7
PumpkinsFrost Mar 2-17
Moon Mar 2- 7
Frost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jan 26-Feb 16
Moon Feb 6-16
RosemaryFrost Jan 12-26
Moon Jan 21-26
Frost Mar 31-Apr 21
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5, Apr 19-21
N/A
SageFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Mar 24-Apr 7
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Feb 9-Mar 2
Moon Feb 20-Mar 2
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Apr 14-28
Moon Apr 14-18
Swiss ChardFrost Feb 9-23
Moon Feb 20-23
Frost Mar 2- 9
Moon Mar 2- 7
N/A
ThymeFrost Jan 12-Feb 9
Moon Jan 21-Feb 5
Frost Mar 24-Apr 14
Moon Mar 24-Apr 5
N/A
TomatoesFrost Jan 26-Feb 9
Moon Jan 26-Feb 5
Frost Mar 31-Apr 21
Moon Mar 31-Apr 5, Apr 19-21
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Feb 23-Mar 17
Moon Mar 8-17
WatermelonsFrost Feb 23-Mar 2
Moon Feb 23-Mar 2
Frost Apr 7-21
Moon Apr 19-21
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Apr 7-May 5
Moon Apr 19-May 5