When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 10a

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out 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.

By reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 10a you will be able to determine when it's the best time to plant livingstone daisy.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

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

You should not plant livingstone daisy until after the last frost because they are not cold tolerant.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Legend 
A good time to plant livingstone daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant livingstone daisy
Probably not a good time to plant livingstone daisy

The earliest that you can plant livingstone daisy 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 livingstone daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your livingstone daisy may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your livingstone daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

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. Since half of the time in Zone 10a there is a last frost after January 31 be ready to cover your livingstone daisy if we have 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.