When can I plant Celeriac in Zone 11b

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 11b should be looked at to figure out when it's possible to plant celeriac.


Planting Calendar for Celeriac

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

Celeriac do ok in moderate cold which means that you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant celeriac 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 celeriac and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your celeriac may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your celeriac indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 11b is just an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to protect your celeriac if we have one of those late frosts.

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.