When can I plant Bunny Tails grass in Zone 8b

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

One way of figuring out when it's a good idea to plant bunny tails grass is to consult the USDA zone info for Zone 8b.


Planting Calendar for Bunny Tails grass

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

You can plant bunny tails grass just a tiny bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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A good time to plant bunny tails grass
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant bunny tails grass
Probably not a good time to plant bunny tails grass

The earliest that you can plant bunny tails grass in Zone 8b 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 bunny tails grass and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your bunny tails grass may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your bunny tails grass indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 8b the average date of last frost happens on March 15. It might get as low as 15°F during the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 8b is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 8b last frost occurs after March 15 be ready to cover your bunny tails grass if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 8b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 8b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)March 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)November 15
Lowest Expected Low15°F
Highest Expected Low20°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 15°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 20°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 8b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 8b.