When can I plant Blue Throatwort in Zone 13a

One of the first steps we take when we are determining our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's a good idea to determine when it's possible to plant blue throatwort by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 13a.


Planting Calendar for Blue Throatwort

Frost tolerance for blue throatwort: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

You should not plant blue throatwort until after all chance of frost has passed because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant blue throatwort 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 blue throatwort and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your blue throatwort may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your blue throatwort indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to protect your blue throatwort in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.