When can I plant Chrysocephalum in Zone 11b

One of the first steps we take when we are determining 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 best time to plant chrysocephalum in Zone 11b can be figured out by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Chrysocephalum

Frost tolerance for chrysocephalum: 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 chrysocephalum until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer because they do not do well in cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant chrysocephalum 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 chrysocephalum and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your chrysocephalum may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your chrysocephalum indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 11b and it is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to protect your chrysocephalum if we have a surprise 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.