When can I plant Feverfew in Zone 9a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the 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 determine when it's the best time to plant feverfew by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

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

Since feverfew are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant feverfew in Zone 9a 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 feverfew and expect a good harvest is probably October. If you wait any later than that and your feverfew may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your feverfew indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is February 15 in Zone 9a. It might get as low as 20°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 9a is just an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9a we get surprised by a frost after February 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your feverfew in the event of 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.