When can I plant Plectranthus in Zone 13b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate 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.

The USDA zone info for Zone 13b should be read to estimate when you can plant plectranthus.


Planting Calendar for Plectranthus

Frost tolerance for plectranthus: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Plectranthus are not cold tolerant which tells us that you have to wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant plectranthus 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 plectranthus and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your plectranthus may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your plectranthus indoors.

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.

Just be sure to 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 plectranthus 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.