When can I plant Moon Vine 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.

A way of estimating when it's a good idea to plant moon vine is to refer to the USDA zone info for Zone 10b.


Planting Calendar for Moon Vine

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

Moon Vine are not cold tolerant which means that you really should wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant moon vine 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 moon vine and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your moon vine may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your moon vine indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on January 31 in Zone 10b. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 35°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10b is not always accurate 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 just be sure to be ready to cover your moon vine 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.