Florida: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Florida Zone Hardiness Map

Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is important to getting the most out of your garden. Knowing your first and last frost dates will help you start your vegetable seeds at the right time.
Florida is in 8, 9 and 10 USDA plant hardiness zones.
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Florida Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Fort LauderdaleNo FrostNo Frost
HialeahNo FrostNo Frost
MiamiNo FrostNo Frost
Pembroke PinesNo FrostNo Frost
Port St. LucieNo FrostNo Frost
St. PetersburgNo FrostNo Frost
TampaNo FrostNo Frost

*Based on statistics there is a 10% chance that frost will occur before or after these dates. Watch your local weather for more accurate dates.

Florida on average has approximately 330 days between the last and first frost. Using the planting schedules below will help you get the most out of your garden.

Zone 8 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 Florida Garden Schedule
Zone 9 Planting Schedule
Zone 9 Florida Garden Schedule