When can I plant Tree onions in Zone 13b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A common way of making a decision about when it's possible to plant tree onions is to check out the USDA zone info for Zone 13b.


Planting Calendar for Tree onions

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

Tree onions are barely cold tolerant which means that you can get them planted just a bit earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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A good time to plant tree onions
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant tree onions
Probably not a good time to plant tree onions

The earliest that you can plant tree onions 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 tree onions and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your tree onions may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your tree onions indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of 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.

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 protect your tree onions 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.