When can I plant Buddha belly plant in Zone 13a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The best time to plant buddha belly plant in Zone 13a should be figured out by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Buddha belly plant

Frost tolerance for buddha belly plant: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Buddha belly plant do not do well in cold weather which means that you have to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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The earliest that you can plant buddha belly plant 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 buddha belly plant and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your buddha belly plant may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your buddha belly plant 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.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 13a and it will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to cover your buddha belly plant 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.