When can I plant Didiscus in Zone 7b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You will be able to estimate when to plant didiscus by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 7b.


Planting Calendar for Didiscus

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

Didiscus do ok in moderate cold which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant didiscus in Zone 7b is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant didiscus and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your didiscus may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your didiscus indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 7b. We should expect an average low temperature of 5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 7b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7b we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your didiscus if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low5°F
Highest Expected Low10°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 10°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 7b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 7b.