When can I plant Aubretia in Zone 13a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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.

The USDA zone info for Zone 13a can be looked at to estimate when it's possible to plant aubretia.


Planting Calendar for Aubretia

Frost tolerance for aubretia: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Since aubretia do well in cold you can plant them much earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant aubretia
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant aubretia
Probably not a good time to plant aubretia

The earliest that you can plant aubretia in Zone 13a 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 aubretia and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your aubretia may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your aubretia indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13a it never frosts. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 60°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 13a may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to cover your aubretia if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 13a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 13a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low60°F
Highest Expected Low65°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 60°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 65°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 13a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 13a.