When can I plant Trifolium in Zone 12b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine 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.

It's a good idea to determine when it's a good idea to plant trifolium by using the USDA zone info for Zone 12b.


Planting Calendar for Trifolium

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

You can plant trifolium a bit earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant trifolium 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 trifolium and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your trifolium may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your trifolium indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 12b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12b you do not have to be ready to cover your trifolium if we have a surprise 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.