When can I plant Trachelium in Zone 13a

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out 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 can figure out when it's a good idea to plant trachelium in Zone 13a by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Trachelium

Frost tolerance for trachelium: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

It's probably not a good idea to plant trachelium until after all chance of frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant trachelium 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 trachelium and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your trachelium may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your trachelium indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit 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 not always accurate 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 cover your trachelium 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.