When can I plant Redvein Dock in Zone 12a

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.

The USDA zone info for Zone 12a should be read to figure out when it's possible to plant redvein dock.


Planting Calendar for Redvein Dock

Frost tolerance for redvein dock: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant redvein dock a bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant redvein dock 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 redvein dock and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your redvein dock may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your redvein dock indoors.

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.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 12a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12a you do not have to be ready to protect your redvein dock in the event of a surprise 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.