When can I plant Tritoma in Zone 11b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 11b you can figure out when it's possible to plant tritoma by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Tritoma

Frost tolerance for tritoma: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

Since tritoma do well in cold you can plant them a lot earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 11b is just an average 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 protect your tritoma in the event of 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.