When can I plant Gypsophila in Zone 10a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 10a can be used to estimate when to plant gypsophila.


Planting Calendar for Gypsophila

Frost tolerance for gypsophila: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Since gypsophila are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant gypsophila in Zone 10a is January. However, you really should wait until February if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant gypsophila and expect a good harvest is probably October. Any later than that and your gypsophila may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your gypsophila indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 10a last frost occurs after January 31 be ready to protect your gypsophila in the event of a 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.