When can I plant Corn salad in Zone 10a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You should be able to determine when it's possible to plant corn salad by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 10a.


Planting Calendar for Corn salad

Frost tolerance for corn salad: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Since corn salad are not cold tolerant it is necessary to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant corn salad 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 corn salad and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your corn salad may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your corn salad indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of 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 make sure that you are ready to cover your corn salad 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.