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USDA Hardiness Zone 9a

USDA Zone 9a 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 800 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 9a.

Some popular plants that tend to grow very well in this zone include Tomato, Chili pepper, Carrot, Basil, Potato, Bean, Onion, Rose, Daylily and Sweet pepper.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Tampa Bay (United States), Shanklin (United Kingdom), Holly Hill (United States), Camarillo (United States), Glasgow (United Kingdom), Mesa (United States), Houston (United States), Port Orford (United States), Fresno, CA (United States), Bostwick (United States), Canberra (Australia), Lake Asbury (United States), Homosassa (United States), Clovis (United States), Largo (United States), Phoenix (United States), Oceanside (United States), Houston (United States), Middleburg (United States), Las Vegas (United States), Escondido (United States), Yucca Valley (United States), Fresno (United States), Tempe (United States), Houston (United States), Vallevista (United States), Richmond (New Zealand), Chiltern (Australia), Canberra (Australia) and Avondale (United States).

If you are in 9a, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -6°C [21°F] to -3°C [27°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 9a is approx. 16.

As Australia is quite warmer in general, USDA Zone 9a has an equivalent of approximately zone 3 in Australia.

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