Frost hardiness

FROST HARDINESS OF VEGETABLES

What is frost hardiness?

Frost hardiness is considered as the tolerance that plants have to the frost. Plants that are resistant to frost are called winter hardy, frost resistant or frost hardy.

On the contrary, those plants that are affected when temperatures go down below 5 ºC are called tender plants.

Vegetable frost hardiness

The following table show you in different colors the frost hardiness of vegetables

Frost hardiness

Vegetables that stand up to the frost well

Vegetables that can not withstand frost

Frost hardiness of vegetables
Vegetables Frost hardiness
Chards
Chicories
Celeries
Celeriacs
Eggplants
Broccolis
Italian broccolis
Large zucchinis
Short zucchini
Pumpkin
Onion
Shallot
Parsnip
Cabbage
Brussels sprouts
Kales
Cauliflowers
Kohlrabi
Yellow turnips
Endives
Asparagus
Spinach
Peas
Broad beans
Scarlet runners
Lettuces
Corn
Turnips
Potatoes
Cucumbers
Peppers
Leeks
Radishes
Beets
Salfisy
Tomatoes
Carrots

punto rojo More information on vegetable growing in the listing above.

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