When can I plant Green beans in Zone 13a

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating 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.

You will be able to figure out when you can plant green beans by using the USDA zone info for Zone 13a.


Planting Calendar for Green beans

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

Green beans are not cold tolerant which means that you need to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant green beans
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant green beans
Probably not a good time to plant green beans

The earliest that you can plant green beans 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 green beans and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your green beans may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your green beans indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13a is 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 protect your green beans 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.