When can I plant Fiber Optic Grass in Zone 13a

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. 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 fiber optic grass in Zone 13a should be determined by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Fiber Optic Grass

Frost tolerance for fiber optic grass: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

You should not plant fiber optic grass until after the last frost has passed because they require warm weather.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant fiber optic grass
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant fiber optic grass
Probably not a good time to plant fiber optic grass

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

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 13a may not be accurate from year to year 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 cover your fiber optic grass 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.