When can I plant Yarrow in Zone 10b

One of the first steps we take when we are determining our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The best time to plant yarrow in Zone 10b should be figured out by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Yarrow

Frost tolerance for yarrow: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Yarrow do well in cold which tells us that you can plant them a quite a bit earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant yarrow 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 yarrow and expect a good harvest is probably October. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your yarrow may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your yarrow indoors.

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.

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 can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10b last frost occurs after January 31 so make sure that you are ready to protect your yarrow 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.