When can I plant Trifolium in Zone 10b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate 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.

You should be able to determine when to plant trifolium by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 10b.


Planting Calendar for Trifolium

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

You can plant trifolium a bit earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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

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

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on January 31 in Zone 10b. It might get as low as 35°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 10b there is a last frost after January 31 be ready to protect your trifolium 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.