When can I plant Money Plant in Zone 8b

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.

You will be able to determine when you can plant money plant by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 8b.


Planting Calendar for Money Plant

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

Since money plant do well in moderate cold you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant money plant in Zone 8b is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant money plant and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your money plant may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your money plant indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on March 15 in Zone 8b. We can expect an average low temperature of 15°F in the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 8b and it will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 8b it frosts late in the year after March 15 be ready to protect your money plant in the event of a 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.