South Carolina: Vegetable Planting Calendar

South Carolina 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.
South Carolina is in 7-9 USDA plant hardiness zones.
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South Carolina Last & First Frost Dates
CityLast Frost DateFirst Frost Date
Hilton Head Island2/2612/9
Mount Pleasant3/2811/10
North Charleston3/2811/10
Rock Hill4/511/1

*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.

South Carolina on average has approximately 220 days between the last and first frost. Using the planting schedules below will help you get the most out of your garden.

Zone 7 Planting Schedule
Zone 7 South Carolina Garden Schedule
Zone 8 Planting Schedule
Zone 8 South Carolina Garden Schedule
Zone 9 Planting Schedule
Zone 9 South Carolina Garden Schedule