When can I plant African Daisy in Zone 10b

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out 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 first chance to plant african daisy in Zone 10b can be estimated by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for African Daisy

Frost tolerance for african daisy: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

African Daisy tend to make it in mild cold which tells us that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

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

Last Frost Date

In Zone 10b the average date of last frost happens on January 31. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 35°F.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 10b is an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 10b last frost occurs after January 31 be ready to cover your african daisy in the event of a late frost.

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.