When can I plant Vinca Vine in Zone 13b

One of the first steps we take when we are determining 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.

A way of making a decision about when it's a good idea to plant vinca vine is to consult the USDA zone info for Zone 13b.


Planting Calendar for Vinca Vine

Frost tolerance for vinca vine: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Vinca Vine do well in some cold which means that you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

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

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13b it never frosts. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 65°F.

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