When can I plant Galium in Zone 11b

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.

One way of estimating when you can plant galium is to use the USDA zone info for Zone 11b.


Planting Calendar for Galium

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

You can plant galium a bit earlier in the year because they are moderately cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant galium 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 galium and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your galium may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your galium indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11b it never frosts. It might get as low as 45°F during the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 11b is just an average 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 protect your galium in the event of 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.