When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 10a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's possible to determine when to plant axilflower by looking at the USDA zone info for Zone 10a.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

Frost tolerance for axilflower: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

You should not plant axilflower until after all chance of frost has passed because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant axilflower in Zone 10a 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 axilflower and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your axilflower may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your axilflower indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 10a the average date of last frost happens on January 31. We should expect an average low temperature of 30°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10a may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10a there is a last frost after January 31 so be sure to be ready to cover your axilflower in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 10a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 10a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)January 31
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low30°F
Highest Expected Low35°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 30°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 35°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 10a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 10a.