When can I plant Bloodleaf in Zone 12a

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.

You can determine when it's the best time to plant bloodleaf in Zone 12a by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Bloodleaf

Frost tolerance for bloodleaf: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Bloodleaf require warm weather which means 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 bloodleaf
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant bloodleaf
Probably not a good time to plant bloodleaf

The earliest that you can plant bloodleaf 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 bloodleaf and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your bloodleaf may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your bloodleaf indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 12a is just an average 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 protect your bloodleaf if we have a late frost.

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.