When can I plant Jasmine 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 most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant jasmine in Zone 11b can be determined by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Jasmine

Frost tolerance for jasmine: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Since jasmine are not cold tolerant it is necessary to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant jasmine 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 jasmine and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your jasmine may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your jasmine indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them 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.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 11b is just an average 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 cover your jasmine if we have 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.