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USDA Hardiness Zone 4a

4a is a zone in the USDA Climate Zone system and can be used to help assess if certain plants will grow well in your area. There are presently 323 gardens on Folia marked as being in USDA Zone 4a.

Typical example plants that tend to grow vigorously in this zone include Basil, Tomato, Carrot, Onion, Cucumber, Chili pepper, Bean, Sweet pepper, Lettuce, and Radish.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Watkins, MN (United States), Haliburton, Ontario (Canada), St. Louis Park (United States), Valdez, Alaska (United States), Borlänge (Sweden), Minneapolis (United States), Isle La Motte, VT (United States), Minnesota (United States), Western Montana (United States), Cannon Falls (United States), minneapolis, mn (United States), Caratunk (United States), New Richmond, WI (United States), Kanata (Canada), Princeton (United States), Soldotna (United States), Ottawa (Canada), Kemptville, Ontario (Canada), Oronoco (United States), Gaspe (Canada), Minneapolis (United States), Minneapolis (United States), Newark, Vermont (United States), South St Paul (United States), Rosemount, MN (United States), Castle Rock (United States), Devlin (Canada), viroqua (United States), Saint Paul, MN (United States), and Minneapolis, MN (United States).

If your area is defined as within 4a, you typically get low temperatures of between -34°C (-29°F) and -31°C (-24°F)

Zone 4a has a corresponding Sunset zone of A1.

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New gardens in zone 4a View all

  • mpsprengeler's Main vegetable garden

    Main vegetable garden

    Zone 4a HUUUUGE rectangular piece of ground we inherited with the house. It was covered in weeds and giant Canada thistles when we moved in. Two rows of ...

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  • mpsprengeler's Buckets & pots garden

    Buckets & pots garden

    Zone 4a

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  • mpsprengeler's Orchard garden

    Orchard garden

    Zone 4a Started off with three elderly, overgrown, anonymous apple trees when we moved in. The first couple weeks we moved in we went hog wild at the loca...

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  • llillien's Default garden

    Default garden

    Zone 4a

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  • Cherriberri's Backyard garden

    Backyard garden

    Zone 4a

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