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Planting Calendar – Zone 13

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Scroll below to learn more about the plants you selected including whether they’re suited for your planting zone, whether you should start indoors or sow directly, and how many days until they’re ready to harvest. Now that is what we call Betterdays!


Warm and wet weather abound in Planting Zone 13. In the United States, Zone 13 regions are located on and near the equator and consist of Puerto Rico and remote locations in Hawaii. With average annual minimum temperatures between 60°F and 70ºF think board shorts, bikinis, Piña Coladas and growing Bamboo, Bananas, Orchids, and many other ornamental plants in this subtropical hardiness zone. While few people in the U.S. live in Zone 13, it’s still good to know how to care for the many tropical plants species that originate from this area of the world.

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