Q. When can I plant tomatoes outdoors in the Northeast?
The last frost date in the NYC (five boroughs) area is April 8th, although night temperatures need to stay in the 60s for tropical-origin tomatoes to grow well. Tomatoes catch up fast, so planting later is fine.
For tips on a variety of gardening topics, see our Plant Information Guides.
- Courtesy of NYBG Plant Information Service