When can I plant Sweetscented Bedstraw in Zone 13a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening 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 a good idea to determine when it's possible to plant sweetscented bedstraw by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 13a.


Planting Calendar for Sweetscented Bedstraw

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

You can plant sweetscented bedstraw slightly earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant sweetscented bedstraw 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 sweetscented bedstraw and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your sweetscented bedstraw may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your sweetscented bedstraw indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13a it never frosts. It might get as low as 60°F during the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 13a is 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 sweetscented bedstraw in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.