When can I plant Bacopa in Zone 10b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can determine when it's a good idea to plant bacopa in Zone 10b by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Bacopa

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

Since bacopa do ok in moderate cold you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10b is just an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10b it frosts late in the year after January 31 so just be sure to be ready to protect your bacopa if we have a surprise 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.