When can I plant Dichondra in Zone 13b

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea 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.

The best time to plant dichondra in Zone 13b should be determined by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Dichondra

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

Since dichondra do ok in moderate cold you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant dichondra 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 dichondra and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your dichondra may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your dichondra indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them 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.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 13b and it changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to protect your dichondra 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.