When can I plant Moon Vine in Zone 11b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. 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 used to figure out when you can plant moon vine.


Planting Calendar for Moon Vine

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

It's not a good idea to plant moon vine until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant moon vine 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 moon vine and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your moon vine may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your moon vine indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks 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 may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to cover your moon vine 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.