When can I plant Bower Vine 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.

By referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 13a it's possible to figure out when you can plant bower vine.


Planting Calendar for Bower Vine

Frost tolerance for bower vine: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Bower Vine require warm weather which means that you need to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant bower vine
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant bower vine
Probably not a good time to plant bower vine

The earliest that you can plant bower vine 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 bower vine and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your bower vine may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your bower vine indoors.

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.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 13a is just an average 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 cover your bower vine if we have a 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.