When can I plant Trachelium 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.

In Zone 10a you can estimate when it's possible to plant trachelium by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Trachelium

Frost tolerance for trachelium: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Since trachelium do not do well in cold weather you really should wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant trachelium 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 trachelium and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your trachelium may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your trachelium indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit 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 is not always accurate our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 10a last frost occurs after January 31 so be sure to be ready to cover your trachelium in the event of 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.