When can I plant Bunny Tails grass in Zone 9b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The best time to plant bunny tails grass in Zone 9b can be estimated 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.

Since bunny tails grass are barely cold tolerant you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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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 9b 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. If you wait any later than that and your bunny tails grass may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your bunny tails grass indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 9b the average date of last frost happens on February 15. We should expect an average low temperature of 25°F in the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 9b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 9b last frost occurs after February 15 be ready to protect your bunny tails grass if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 9b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 9b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)February 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low25°F
Highest Expected Low30°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 25°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 30°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 9b

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