When can I plant Dallas Fern in Zone 13b

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.

The first opportunity to plant dallas fern in Zone 13b should be figured out by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Dallas Fern

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

Dallas Fern require warm weather which means that you really should wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant dallas fern
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant dallas fern
Probably not a good time to plant dallas fern

The earliest that you can plant dallas fern 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 dallas fern and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your dallas fern may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your dallas fern 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 can expect an average low temperature of 65°F.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13b is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to protect your dallas fern 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.