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USDA Hardiness Zone 9b

Zone 9b is a zone in the USDA Hardiness climate zone rating system. The USDA Hardiness system can be useful to gardeners in establishing if certain plants are suitable for your garden's microclimate and was originally devised by the US department of agriculture. There are currently 919 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 9b.

Typical example plants that tend to grow vigorously in this zone include Rose, Chili pepper, Sweet pepper, Lettuce, Tomato, Basil, Bean, Carrot, Cucumber and Onion.

Some locations recently identified as being in this zone include South Orlando (United States), CAstelo de Vide (Portugal), Mecca (United States), Phoenix (United States), North Phoenix (United States), Houma (United States), Wangaratta (Australia), sacramento (United States), Orlando (United States), Sacramento (United States), Granada Hills (United States), Bradenton (United States), Youngsville (United States), Gloucester (Australia), Menlo Park (United States), Antelope (United States), Brandon, FL (United States), Corryong (Australia), (United States), San Jose (United States), Corryong (Australia), (United States), Albury (Australia), Vallejo (United States), (United States), Cygnet (Australia), Fort Myers (United States), New Orleans (United States), Casterton (Australia) and Mentone (Australia).

If your area is defined as within 9b, you typically get low temperatures of between -3°C (27°F) and -1°C (30°F)

Zone 9b has a corresponding Sunset zone of 16-22.

Due to large differences in average temperature, USDA Zone 9b is typically known as Zone 3 in Australia.

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