When can I plant Guara in Zone 9b

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.

It's possible to determine when you can plant guara by looking at the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for Guara

Frost tolerance for guara: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

You really shouldn't plant guara until after the last frost has passed because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant guara in Zone 9b is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant guara and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your guara may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your guara indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on February 15 in Zone 9b. We can expect an average low temperature of 25°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 9b is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9b we get surprised by a frost after February 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your guara if we have one of those late frosts.

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.