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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 1200 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 Columbus (United States), Somerset (United States), Holland (United States), Collinsville (United States), London (Canada), Metro Detroit, MI (United States), Rochester (United States), Lakewood (United States), Providence (United States), Springfield, Missouri (United States), Nelson (Canada), Toronto (Canada), Billerica, MA (United States), New York City (United States), Woodbridge (Canada), Hamilton, Ontario (Canada), Lafayette, IN (United States), Acton (United States), Toronto (Canada), Brooklyn, NY (United States), Margate (Canada), East Providence, RI (United States), Vancouver, BC (Canada), Westbank,British Columbia (Canada), London (Canada), Arlington, MA (United States), Winchester, Massachusetts (United States), Hamilton, Ontario (Canada), Tulsa (United States), and Tulsa (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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