When can I plant Sutera 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 most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 13b you can determine when you can plant sutera by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sutera

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

You can plant sutera slightly earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant sutera 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 sutera and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your sutera may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your sutera indoors.

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 an average 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 protect your sutera if we have 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.