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USDA Hardiness Zone 6a

6a 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 1237 gardens on Folia marked as being in USDA Zone 6a.

Some popular plants that tend to grow very well in this zone include Tomato, Sweet pepper, Chili pepper, Cucumber, Bean, Daylily, Carrot, Basil, Lettuce and Hybrid Lily.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Painesville (United States), Shad Bay (Canada), Kansas City (United States), Ansonia (United States), Upper Saddle River (United States), Wilder (United States), Prairie du Rocher (United States), Hastings (United States), Broomfield (United States), Oakville (Canada), (United States), Greenlawn, New York (United States), Somerville (United States), Saltville (United States), Indianapolis (United States), chorleywood (United Kingdom), (United States), Indianapolis (United States), Randolph (United States), Holland (United States), Steeleville (United States), West Hartford, CT (United States), (United States), Berkley (United States), Cookeville (United States), North Huntingdon (United States), Boston (United States), Ypsilanti (United States), Cincinnati (United States) and St. Louis (United States).

If you are in 6a, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -23°C [-9°F] to -20°C [-4°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 6a is approx. 1-3.

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