Zone 10 Planting Schedule

Planting Calendar Schedule - Zone 10

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Hardiness Zones - Planting Months

This planting calendar schedule, will take you through each month of the year, for zone 10.

For those of you in the UK and Europe, this guide can be applied.  If you are in a different continent, the conditions will vary, as it can be tropical or a dry heat.

Planting zones, are areas of hardiness.  A planting guide, that enables us to know when to plant vegetables, fruit and flowers. Each area within a zone has similar growing conditions, this standardization gives us a good guide to what we can grow and when to grow.

January

January Planting Zone 10

Zone 10  

Temperatures: 30 to 40 F (5 to -1 Celsius)

Indoors: Kale, peppers, tomatoes, squash, basil, and melons

Seeding: If the weather is favorable; transplant cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage seedlings outside, but make sure you protect them.

You can also seed early lettuce, onions, carrots, cabbage, radishes, beets, turnips, kale, parsley, and spinach.

February

February Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 30 to 40 F (5 to -1 Celsius)

For zone 9 and 10, all the rules of January apply. If the January was too cold to plant early lettuce, onions, carrots, cabbage, radishes, beets, turnips, kale, parsley, and spinach, February is the time to do it. Make sure you protect the veggies with protective fabric or place them in a polytunnel or greenhouse.

You can also transplant cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage seedlings to a tunnel, and plant peas.

March

March Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 56 to 78 F (13 to 26 Celsius)

You can plant some things, that can also be planted in zones 5-9, but it’s important to consider that some more “cold-loving” veggies, can be inappropriate to be sown in zone 10, in March (Look at January and February for zone 10).

Seeding: Leafy greens, cucumbers, and watermelon. Transplant peppers, tomatoes, and eggplant seedlings, and surround them with compost.

April

April Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperatures: 68 to 82 F (20 to 28 Celsius)

Seeding: Start sewing bush and pole beans, corn, squash, watermelon, cantaloupe, cucumbers, sweet potatoes, peppers, and tomatoes. You can also plant ginger.

Sweet potato is a good companion to beets and parsnip.

Ginger grows well with legumes (beans, peas) and with chili peppers.

May

May Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 66 to 95 F (19 to 35 Celsius)

Seeding: Melons, squash, cantaloupes, and beans. Plant tomatoes, peppers, and sweet potatoes outside.

Flowers: Marigolds, sunflowers, cosmos, verbena, zinnia, tithonia, and Nicotiana.

Plant: Citrus trees, berry bushes, and spring bulbs.

Harvesting: Spinach, lettuce, radishes, and turnips.

Make sure all the plants get plenty of water.

You can still continue to plant citrus trees and berry bushes.

All the house plants should be brought back inside.

June

June Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 75 to 92 F (24 to 35 Celsius)

Seeding: Tomatoes, corn, melons, cucumbers, and beans.

Harvest: Asparagus, beans, spring cabbage, broccoli, lettuce, young onions, peas, spinach, early potatoes, chard, and kohlrabi.

It’s very important to water regularly in these periods (in case there is not enough rain). Especially in zones 9 and 10.

July

July Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 77 to 97 F (15 to 35 Celsius)

Seeding: Eggplants, peppers, sweet potatoes, okra, cilantro, tomatoes, squash, Brussels sprouts, and transplanted watermelons. Harvesting: Lettuce, spinach, cherries, strawberries, blueberries, runner beans, and zucchini.

August

August Planting Zone 10

Start your fall garden          

Zone 10

Temperature: 76 to 91 F (25 to 33 Celsius)

Seeding: Broccoli, celery, cauliflower, eggplant, okra, cucumbers, peas, tomatoes, turnips, early watermelon, early peppers, summer and winter squash, pumpkins.

Harvesting: Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, and potatoes.                                                                                                                                       

September

September Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 75 to 89 F (24 to 32 Celsius)

Harvesting: Onion, apples, beans, zucchini, potatoes, and tomatoes.

Seeding: Endive, eggplant, kohlrabi, kale, cucumbers, corn, cauliflower, carrots, cabbage, spinach, tomatoes, peppers, peas, parsley, onions, lettuce, broccoli, beets, beans, Brussels sprouts, and celery.

October

October Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 68 to 85 F (20 to 30 Celsius)

Indoor: Basil, chives, oregano, parsley, and thyme.

Seeding: Asters, Dianthus, Celosia, garlic, grass, blueberries, flower bulbs, and winter lettuce.

November

November Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 60 to 78 F (16 to 26 Celsius)

Harvest: Beans, squash, fruits, carrots, peas, cucumbers, kale, and lettuce. Remove any rotting fruit to prevent disease and pests.

Pruning: Raspberries

Tips: Cover the plants with farmer’s covers, sheets, straw, and mulch, to protect them from freezing.

December

December Planting Zone 10

Zone 10

Temperature: 52 to 73 F (11 to 23 Celsius)

Seeding: Onions, beets, radishes, spinach, leafy greens, and chives (greenhouse, tunnel) Seeding outside: Peas and Brussels sprouts.

Harvest: Fruit from citrus trees, beans, broccoli, melons, radishes, onions, and potatoes.

Remove all the rotten veggies and plants, to prevent pests and diseases. – Protect your fruit trees.

Protect your crops in tunnels and greenhouses. Add covers, straw, and mulch.

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