When can I plant Angel's Trumpets in Zone 10b

One of the first steps we take when we are determining 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 angel's trumpets in Zone 10b should be determined by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Angel's Trumpets

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

Angel's Trumpets do ok in moderate cold which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant angel's trumpets in Zone 10b 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 angel's trumpets and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your angel's trumpets may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your angel's trumpets 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 10b. We can expect an average low temperature of 35°F in 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 changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 10b last frost occurs after January 31 be ready to protect your angel's trumpets 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.