When can I plant Steirodiscus in Zone 9b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You will be able to determine when it's the best time to plant steirodiscus by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for Steirodiscus

Frost tolerance for steirodiscus: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Steirodiscus can survive in some cold which means that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant steirodiscus 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 steirodiscus and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your steirodiscus may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your steirodiscus indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 9b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9b we get a frost after February 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your steirodiscus in the event of 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.