When can I plant Feverfew in Zone 11a

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating 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.

One way of figuring out when you can plant feverfew is to use the USDA zone info for Zone 11a.


Planting Calendar for Feverfew

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

You can plant feverfew just a bit earlier in the year because they are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant feverfew in Zone 11a 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 feverfew and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your feverfew may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your feverfew indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11a it never frosts. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 40°F.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 11a and it will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11a you do not have to be ready to cover your feverfew in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 11a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 11a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low40°F
Highest Expected Low45°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 40°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 45°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 11a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 11a.