When can I plant Dichondra in Zone 13a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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 possible to estimate when it's the best time to plant dichondra by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 13a.


Planting Calendar for Dichondra

Frost tolerance for dichondra: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Dichondra do well in mild cold which tells us that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant dichondra 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 dichondra and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your dichondra may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your dichondra indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13a it never frosts. It might get as low as 60°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember 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 dichondra in the event of 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.