When can I plant Yarrow in Zone 13b

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A common way of figuring out when it's possible to plant yarrow is to consult the USDA zone info for Zone 13b.


Planting Calendar for Yarrow

Frost tolerance for yarrow: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Yarrow do ok in a bit of cold which means that you can plant them a lot earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant yarrow 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 yarrow and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your yarrow may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your yarrow 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.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 13b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to protect your yarrow 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.