When can I plant Moon Vine in Zone 11a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine 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.

You can determine when it's a good idea to plant moon vine in Zone 11a by using the USDA zone info.


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 require warm weather which tells us that you need to 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 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 moon vine and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your moon vine may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your moon vine indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11a it never frosts. It might get as low as 40°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 11a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11a you do not have to be ready to cover your moon vine 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.