When can I plant Savoy cabbage 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 zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The best time to plant savoy cabbage in Zone 10a should be figured out by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Savoy cabbage

Frost tolerance for savoy cabbage: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

You can plant savoy cabbage earlier in the year because they are very cold tolerant.

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A good time to plant savoy cabbage
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant savoy cabbage
Probably not a good time to plant savoy cabbage

The earliest that you can plant savoy cabbage 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 savoy cabbage and expect a good harvest is probably October. If you wait any later than that and your savoy cabbage may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your savoy cabbage indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 10a is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10a we get a frost after January 31 so just be sure to be ready to cover your savoy cabbage 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.