When can I plant Corn salad in Zone 10b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By using the USDA zone info for Zone 10b you will be able to figure out when it's the best time to plant corn salad.


Planting Calendar for Corn salad

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

Corn salad require warm weather which means that you really should wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant corn salad
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant corn salad
Probably not a good time to plant corn salad

The earliest that you can plant corn salad 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 corn salad and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your corn salad may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your corn salad indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is January 31 in Zone 10b. 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 changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10b there is a last frost after January 31 so make sure that you are ready to protect your corn salad if we have 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.