When can I plant Fiber Optic Grass in Zone 12b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By using the USDA zone info for Zone 12b it's a good idea to figure out when it's the best time to plant fiber optic grass.


Planting Calendar for Fiber Optic Grass

Frost tolerance for fiber optic grass: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Fiber Optic Grass are not cold tolerant which tells us that it is necessary to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant fiber optic grass
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant fiber optic grass
Probably not a good time to plant fiber optic grass

The earliest that you can plant fiber optic grass in Zone 12b is January. However, you really should wait until February if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant fiber optic grass and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your fiber optic grass may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your fiber optic grass indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12b it never frosts. We can expect an average low temperature of 55°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 12b is not always accurate our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12b you do not have to be ready to protect your fiber optic grass in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 12b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 12b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low55°F
Highest Expected Low60°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 55°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 60°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 12b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 12b.