When can I plant Steirodiscus in Zone 10a

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea 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.

The earliest that you can plant steirodiscus in Zone 10a can be determined by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Steirodiscus

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

You can plant steirodiscus slightly earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant steirodiscus 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 steirodiscus and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your steirodiscus may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your steirodiscus indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 10a the average date of last frost happens on January 31. It might get as low as 30°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 10a is an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10a we get a frost after January 31 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your steirodiscus if we have one of those late frosts.

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.