When can I plant Chinese celery in Zone 13b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 13b should be looked at to figure out when it's the best time to plant chinese celery.


Planting Calendar for Chinese celery

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

You can plant chinese celery just a tiny bit earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant chinese celery in Zone 13b 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 chinese celery and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your chinese celery may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your chinese celery indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13b it never frosts. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 65°F.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 13b and it is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to cover your chinese celery in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 13b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 13b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low65°F
Highest Expected Low70°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 65°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 70°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 13b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 13b.