When can I plant Axilflower in Zone 12a

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's a good idea to estimate when it's possible to plant axilflower by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 12a.


Planting Calendar for Axilflower

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

Axilflower are not cold tolerant which tells us that it's necessary to wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant axilflower in Zone 12a 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 axilflower and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your axilflower may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your axilflower indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12a it never frosts. We should expect an average low temperature of 50°F in the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 12a is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12a you do not have to be ready to cover your axilflower if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 12a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 12a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low50°F
Highest Expected Low55°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 50°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 55°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 12a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 12a.