When can I plant Chrysocephalum in Zone 10b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 10b should be reffered to in order to estimate when you can plant chrysocephalum.


Planting Calendar for Chrysocephalum

Frost tolerance for chrysocephalum: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Chrysocephalum are not cold tolerant which means that you need to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant chrysocephalum 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 chrysocephalum and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your chrysocephalum may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your chrysocephalum indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 10b and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 10b we get surprised by a frost after January 31 be ready to protect your chrysocephalum in the event of 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.