When can I plant Bloodleaf in Zone 11b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

One way of making a decision about when it's a good idea to plant bloodleaf is to check out the USDA zone info for Zone 11b.


Planting Calendar for Bloodleaf

Frost tolerance for bloodleaf: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Bloodleaf are not cold tolerant which means that you have to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant bloodleaf in Zone 11b 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 bloodleaf and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your bloodleaf may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your bloodleaf indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11b it never frosts. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 45°F.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 11b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to cover your bloodleaf in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 11b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 11b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low45°F
Highest Expected Low50°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 45°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 50°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 11b

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