When can I plant Garden Orache in Zone 10b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant garden orache in Zone 10b should be determined by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Garden Orache

Frost tolerance for garden orache: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Garden Orache do ok in mild cold which tells us that you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant garden orache in Zone 10b is January. However, you really should wait until February if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant garden orache and expect a good harvest is probably October. Any later than that and your garden orache may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your garden orache indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 10b the average date of last frost happens on January 31. It might get as low as 35°F during the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 10b and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10b last frost occurs after January 31 so be sure to be ready to cover your garden orache if we have one of those late frosts.

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.