When can I plant Peanut in Zone 11b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out 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.

The best time to plant peanut in Zone 11b should be estimated by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Peanut

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

Peanut are not cold tolerant which means that you have to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant peanut 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 peanut and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your peanut may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your peanut indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

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.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 11b is just an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to protect your peanut 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.