When can I plant Cucumbers in Zone 13b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 13b it's possible to figure out when you can plant cucumbers.


Planting Calendar for Cucumbers

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

You really shouldn't plant cucumbers until after all chance of frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant cucumbers 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 cucumbers and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your cucumbers may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your cucumbers indoors.

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.

Remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year 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 cucumbers 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.