When can I plant Mustard greens in Zone 13b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 13b should be reviewed to determine when to plant mustard greens.


Planting Calendar for Mustard greens

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

Mustard greens do well in moderate cold which means that you can plant them a little bit earlier than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant mustard greens 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 mustard greens and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your mustard greens may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your mustard greens indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to cover your mustard greens in the event of 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.