When can I plant Dill 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.

You will be able to figure out when it's the best time to plant dill by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 13a.


Planting Calendar for Dill

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

Dill do well in mild cold which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant dill 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 dill and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your dill may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your dill 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 can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to protect your dill 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.