When can I plant Steirodiscus in Zone 13b

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 13b it's possible to figure out when to plant steirodiscus.


Planting Calendar for Steirodiscus

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

Since steirodiscus are barely cold tolerant you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to cover your steirodiscus 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.