When can I plant Bloodleaf in Zone 12b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden 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 possible to plant bloodleaf in Zone 12b by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Bloodleaf

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

Bloodleaf do not do well in cold weather which means that it is important to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer 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 12b 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. Starting your bloodleaf indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12b it never frosts. We should expect an average low temperature of 55°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 12b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12b you do not have to be ready to protect your bloodleaf if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 12b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 12b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low55°F
Highest Expected Low60°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 55°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 60°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 12b

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