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USDA Hardiness Zone 7a

USDA Zone 7a 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 1157 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 7a.

Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Chili pepper, Sweet pepper, Basil, Bean, Lettuce, Spinach, and Broccoli are examples of plants that often grow very well in this USDA Zone.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Red Bank, NJ (United States), Charlottesville (United States), Marietta (United States), Greensboro (United States), Collingswood, NJ (United States), Cameron (United States), Garner (United States), Washington, DC (United States), Oklahoma City (United States), Seattle (United States), Centreville, VA (United States), Takoma Park, Maryland (United States), Florence, Alabama (United States), Chesapeake, VA (United States), Victoria (Canada), Silver Spring, MD (United States), Alpharetta, Georgia (United States), Charlotte, NC (United States), Arlington, VA (United States), Boone (United States), Harrison, TN (United States), Washington DC (United States), Long Beach Island (United States), Centreville (United States), King George, Virginia (United States), Huntsville (United States), Woodstock, GA (United States), Baltimore (United States), Albertville, Alabama (United States), and Alexandria, VA (United States).

If you are in 7a, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -17°C [1°F] to -15°C [5°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 7a is approx. 6.

Australians should follow a rough guidance of USDA Zone 7a = Australian Zone 1.

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