When can I plant Kohlrabi 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 zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can determine when it's possible to plant kohlrabi in Zone 13b by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Kohlrabi

Frost tolerance for kohlrabi: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Kohlrabi can survive in some cold which tells us that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant kohlrabi 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 kohlrabi and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your kohlrabi may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your kohlrabi indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks 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.

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 will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to cover your kohlrabi 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.