When can I plant Sweet Potato Vine in Zone 13b

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

In Zone 13b you can determine when it's the best time to plant sweet potato vine by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Sweet Potato Vine

Frost tolerance for sweet potato vine: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Sweet Potato Vine require warm weather which means that it's important to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant sweet potato vine
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant sweet potato vine
Probably not a good time to plant sweet potato vine

The earliest that you can plant sweet potato vine 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 sweet potato vine and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your sweet potato vine may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your sweet potato vine 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.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 13b is not always accurate 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 cover your sweet potato vine if we have 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.