When can I plant Sedum in Zone 13a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine 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.

It's possible to determine when you can plant sedum by looking at the USDA zone info for Zone 13a.


Planting Calendar for Sedum

Frost tolerance for sedum: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Sedum do ok in a bit of cold which tells us that you can plant them much earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant sedum 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 sedum and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your sedum may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your sedum indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

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.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 13a is just an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to cover your sedum 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.