When can I plant Bunny Tails grass in Zone 9a

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out 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.

In Zone 9a you can estimate when it's possible to plant bunny tails grass by reviewing the USDA zone info.


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 slightly earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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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 9a 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 bunny tails grass and expect a good harvest is probably September. 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 couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 9a the average date of last frost happens on February 15. We can expect an average low temperature of 20°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 9a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9a there is a last frost after February 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your bunny tails grass if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 9a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 9a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)February 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low20°F
Highest Expected Low25°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 20°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 25°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 9a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 9a.