When can I plant Hypericum in Zone 13b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of estimating when to plant hypericum is to refer to the USDA zone info for Zone 13b.


Planting Calendar for Hypericum

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

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

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

The earliest that you can plant hypericum 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 hypericum and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your hypericum may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your hypericum 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. We should expect an average low temperature of 65°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 13b is not always accurate 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 cover your hypericum in the event of a surprise 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.