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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 979 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 Nelson (Canada), Mount Gretna PA (United States), Detroit (United States), Levittown (United States), asheville (United States), yardley (United States), Villanueva (United States), Philadelphia (United States), Wayne (United States), philadelphia, PA 19148 (United States), Philadelphia, PA (United States), Providence, RI (United States), Philadelphia (United States), Phoenixville, PA (United States), Philadelphia (United States), Chase, BC (Canada), Branford, CT (United States), Tulsa, Oklahoma (United States), Toronto (Canada), Saulnierville (Canada), Longview, WA (United States), Brooklyn (United States), Brooklyn (United States), New York (United States), Leesburg, VA (United States), Tulsa (United States), Lancaster, Pa (United States), Toronto (Canada), aberdeen, MD (United States), and bowling green, ky (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

  • PlantyHamchuk's Two Triangles garden

    Two Triangles garden

    Zone 6b Hugelkultur.

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  • liliales's Tom and Earl's garden

    Tom and Earl's garden

    Zone 6b Tom is a ceramic pig, and Earl is a gnome. They’re named after baby dolls my youngest son had as a child. Old-fashioned plants grow here, behind th...

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  • liliales's back/west fairy garden

    back/west fairy garden

    Zone 6b I call the back area my fairy garden. I choose semi-exotic things for it each year, with some kind of theme. I haven’t decided this year̵...

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  • liliales's mailbox garden

    mailbox garden

    Zone 6b The mailbox garden has decorative rock in it, and a growing collection of small perennial flowers and herbs, and usually some deep red annuals, as ...

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  • liliales's back/south garden

    back/south garden

    Zone 6b This is a 16×8 foot space that had huge drainage trouble, and I’ve been working on it since I got here in July 2011. It’s next to ...

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