When can I plant Fiber Optic Grass in Zone 13b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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 fiber optic grass in Zone 13b can be figured out by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Fiber Optic Grass

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

It's a bad idea to plant fiber optic grass until after the last frost has passed because they require warm weather.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant fiber optic grass
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant fiber optic grass
Probably not a good time to plant fiber optic grass

The earliest that you can plant fiber optic grass 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 fiber optic grass and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your fiber optic grass may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your fiber optic grass indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that our actual date of last frost is just 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 fiber optic grass if we have a late frost.

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.