When can I plant Sanvitalia 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 first opportunity to plant sanvitalia in Zone 13a can be figured out by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sanvitalia

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

You can plant sanvitalia just a tiny bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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A good time to plant sanvitalia
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant sanvitalia
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The earliest that you can plant sanvitalia 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 sanvitalia and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your sanvitalia may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your sanvitalia 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.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13a is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to protect your sanvitalia 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.