When can I plant Scutellaria in Zone 11a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant scutellaria in Zone 11a can be determined by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Scutellaria

Frost tolerance for scutellaria: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

It's not a good idea to plant scutellaria until after the last frost because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant scutellaria 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 scutellaria and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your scutellaria may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your scutellaria 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.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 11a is an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11a you do not have to be ready to protect your scutellaria if we have 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.