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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 1290 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 Albuquerque (United States), Memphis (United States), New Bedford (United States), Seaford, DE (United States), Nashville (United States), Columbia (United States), Tulsa (United States), Alpharetta (United States), Hampton Bays (United States), Trenton (United States), Fredericksburg, VA (United States), West Memphis (United States), Statesville (United States), (United States), South East Pennsylvania (United States), Mount Airy (United States), Harrah (United States), Pittsburgh (United States), Chesterfield, VA (United States), Bethany, OK (United States), Ellicott City (United States), (United States), Barboursville (United States), thionville (France), White Hall (United States), Philadelphia (United States), Oxford (United States), Clarksburg, MD (United States), (United States) and JOnes (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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New gardens in zone 7a View all

  • msggoat's Home Container garden

    Home Container garden

    Zone 7a

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  • Kitchenwitch's Cherry Tom garden

    Cherry Tom garden

    Zone 7a I planted 2 Super Sweet 100s in in a container in late April. The container is a 50 gallon plastic trash can which I have cut in half, buried a cou...

    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
  • soldiergirl's backyard garden

    backyard garden

    Zone 7a

    • 2
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    • 0
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  • soldiergirl's arched bed garden

    arched bed garden

    Zone 7a I saw a pinterest pic of a cattle panel made into an arch with vegetables growing over it. I thought it was really cool, so I got 4 panels and buil...

    • 9
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  • gardensatthegossamer's Back Foundation Garden garden

    Back Foundation Garden garden

    Zone 7a Deep Shade with little to no direct sun

    • 1
    • 0
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