When can I plant Bunny Tails grass in Zone 10a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our 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.

You can estimate when it's a good idea to plant bunny tails grass in Zone 10a by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Bunny Tails grass

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

You can plant bunny tails grass slightly earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant bunny tails grass
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant bunny tails grass
Probably not a good time to plant bunny tails grass

The earliest that you can plant bunny tails grass 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 bunny tails grass and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your bunny tails grass may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your bunny tails grass indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on January 31 in Zone 10a. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 30°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10a is just an average our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10a last frost occurs after January 31 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your bunny tails grass 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.