When can I plant Feverfew in Zone 9b

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea our gardening schedule is find our 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.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 9b you should be able to figure out when to plant feverfew.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

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

Feverfew do well in mild cold which means that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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 9b 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. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your feverfew may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your feverfew indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 9b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 9b there is a last frost after February 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your feverfew in the event of 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.