When can I plant Aegopodium in Zone 10b

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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 10b you can estimate when to plant aegopodium by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Aegopodium

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

Since aegopodium do well in cold you can plant them a lot earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant aegopodium in Zone 10b 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 aegopodium and expect a good harvest is probably October. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your aegopodium may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your aegopodium indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on January 31 in Zone 10b. It might get as low as 35°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 10b we get surprised by a frost after January 31 be ready to cover your aegopodium in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 10b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 10b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)January 31
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low35°F
Highest Expected Low40°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 35°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 40°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 10b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 10b.