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USDA Hardiness Zone 6b

USDA Zone 6b is a zone in the USDA hardiness zones system - this zone system can be very helpful to gardeners as it can be useful in determining if your plants are well suited to your garden's local climate. There are currently 1027 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 6b.

Some popular plants that tend to grow very well in this zone include Tomato, Sweet pepper, Chili pepper, Cucumber, Basil, Lettuce, Daylily, Winter iris, Bean and African Violet.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Jersey City, NJ (United States), (United States), Mashpee (United States), (United States), Strasburg (United States), Chester County (United States), (United States), Pike County (United States), Cincinnati (United States), Stewartstown (United States), Pullman (United States), Newkirk (United States), Crocker (United States), (United States), Brooklyn (United States), Waynesville (United States), Jenks (United States), Spokane, Washington (United States), Hershey (United States), toms river (United States), Brno (Czech Republic), Louisville (United States), oaklyn, nj (United States), Sweet (United States), Winchester (United States), St. Louis (United States), Louisville (United States), New York (United States), Nazareth (United States) and Elkton (United States).

If you are in 6b, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -20°C [-4°F] to -17°C [1°F].

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

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New gardens in zone 6b View all

  • BDana's Rachael's garden

    Rachael's garden

    Zone 6b New garden in progress along driveway. Gets shade until late afternoon, then direct sun. Need to use drought-resistant plantings. Starting out w...

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  • stephania's Stephania's garden

    Stephania's garden

    Zone 6b

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  • doubledug's Backyard garden

    Backyard garden

    Zone 6b In Summer of 2014, I left behind my "old townhouse backyard garden()":http://myfolia.com/gardens/16578-old-backyard-garden, and moved to a single f...

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  • rosebower's Side garden

    Side garden

    Zone 6b

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  • EnGarden's Deck garden

    Deck garden

    Zone 6b

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