Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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California Poppy is an easy annual herb to grow from seed. Will generally reseed itself, it's a beautiful California native plant.

Here's what you should be doing each month of the year for this plant in Sunset Zones 23 & 24: Find Your Climate Zone.

Click a month to be taken directly to that months plant care: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

calpoppyJanuary

BUY

Buy seeds or starts this time of year.

PLANT

Plant seeds or starts this time of year.

SOW SEEDS

Direct sow seeds or start in pots anytime November through March.

WATER

Fairly drought tolerant, needs occassional watering only if extended dry period.

MULCH

Mulch lightly with organic mulch.

HARVEST

Harvest leaves and flowers whenever you need them.

 

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Plant Care (420)
Anigozanthos sp 'Harmony'
Kangaroo Paws
15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Rosa hybrid 'Sheer Magic'
Sheer Magic Hybrid Tea Rose
7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Itea virginica 'Sprich'
Little Henry Sweetspire
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
Rosa hybrid 'Oregold'
Oregold Hybrid Tea Rose
21, 22, 23, 24
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
JackShoultz
Buddleia x 'Miss Ruby'
Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
Brugmansia sp 'Ecuador Pink'
Ecuador Pink Angels Trumpet
22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Rosa hybrid 'Lavender Lace'
Lavender Lace Floribunda Rose
7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Rosa hybrid 'Braveheart'
Braveheart Shrub Rose
7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Salvia apiana
California White Sage
19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Rosa hybrid 'ChewMayTime'
Oso Easy Paprika Shrub Rose
3a, 3b, 4a, 4a, 4b, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b

February

BUY

Buy seeds or starts this time of year.

PLANT

Plant seeds or starts this time of year.

SOW SEEDS

Direct sow seeds or start in pots anytime November through March.

WATER

Fairly drought tolerant, needs occassional watering only if extended dry period.

MULCH

Mulch lightly with organic mulch.

HARVEST

Harvest leaves and flowers whenever you need them.

March

BUY

Buy seeds or starts this time of year.

PLANT

Plant seeds or starts this time of year.

SOW SEEDS

Direct sow seeds or start in pots anytime November through March.

WATER

Fairly drought tolerant, needs occassional watering only if extended dry period.

MULCH

Mulch lightly with organic mulch.

HARVEST

Harvest leaves and flowers whenever you need them.

April

BUY

Buy seeds or starts this time of year.

PLANT

Plant seeds or starts this time of year.

WATER

Fairly drought tolerant, needs occassional watering only if extended dry period.

HARVEST

Harvest leaves and flowers whenever you need them.

May

PRUNE

Plant doesn't need pruning, just remove it after it dies and harvest the seed.

HARVEST

Harvest seed for planting next Fall.

June

PRUNE

Plant doesn't need pruning, just remove it after it dies and harvest the seed.

HARVEST

Harvest seed for planting next Fall.

July

There's nothing to do for these plants at this time in these Zones.

August

There's nothing to do for these plants at this time in these Zones.

September

There's nothing to do for these plants at this time in these Zones.

October

WATER

Fairly drought tolerant, needs occassional watering only if extended dry period.

November

BUY

Buy seeds or starts this time of year.

PLANT

Plant seeds or starts this time of year.

SOW SEEDS

Direct sow seeds or start in pots anytime November through March.

WATER

Fairly drought tolerant, needs occassional watering only if extended dry period.

December

BUY

Buy seeds or starts this time of year.

PLANT

Plant seeds or starts this time of year.

SOW SEEDS

Direct sow seeds or start in pots anytime November through March.

WATER

Fairly drought tolerant, needs occassional watering only if extended dry period.

 

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You can get these instructions sent directly to your Profile page, click here to learn how.

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  • See all available Plant Care Reminders at the Plant Care Hub here.
  • Search for plant care alphabetically here.
  • Add Eschscholzia californica  (California Poppy)  to one of your plant lists, learn how.
  • Search our plant database for photos and more great information here.
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