When can I plant Chervil in Zone 10b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine 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 should be able to estimate when it's a good idea to plant chervil by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 10b.


Planting Calendar for Chervil

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

Since chervil do ok in moderate cold you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant chervil 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 chervil and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your chervil may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your chervil indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit 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.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 10b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10b we get surprised by a frost after January 31 so be sure to be ready to cover your chervil 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.