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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 1065 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, Daylily, Winter iris, Bean, Daffodil and African Violet.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Hayden (United States), (United States), Calvert City (United States), (United States), Pittsburgh, PA (United States), Harrisonburg, VA (United States), Staten Island (United States), Somerville (United States), Boone (United States), Jersey City, NJ (United States), Woodward (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) and toms river (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

  • Delaurenti's Delaurenti's garden

    Delaurenti's garden

    Zone 6b This is my very FIRST garden! I have a space that is 22ā€™ Wide by 25ā€™ Long and it gets full sun, all day long. Iā€™m really looking forward to this en...

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  • Koofie's Seed Starting garden

    Seed Starting garden

    Zone 6b

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  • PlantyHamchuk's Alkaline Bed garden

    Alkaline Bed garden

    Zone 6b Alkaline Bed. Made during winter of 2014/2015

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  • desertfarmer's Kitchen garden

    Kitchen garden

    Zone 6b These are the plants I'm growing in the kitchen -- herbs, cuttings, new experiments. Usually using basic potting soil.

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  • Koofie's Germination Tests (bags) garden

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