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USDA Hardiness Zone 5a

USDA Zone 5a 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 1309 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 5a.

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

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Gurnee (United States), Whitefish Bay (United States), Saint John, NB (Canada), Jackson, MI (United States), Grand Valley (United States), Lakewood (United States), Longmont (United States), (Canada), Carbondale (United States), Wildwood, MO (United States), Orangeville (United States), Omaha (United States), East Troy (United States), Parker (United States), Gatineau (Canada), olive (United States), Elizabeth (United States), Platteville, WI (United States), Nelson (Canada), (Canada), Longmont (United States), Cumberland Co. (United States), cornwall (Canada), Lansing,Ny (United States), thornhill (Canada), Whitingham (United States), Lake Park (United States), West Des Moines, IA (United States), Stevensville (United States) and Aurora Township, Illinois (United States).

If you are in 5a, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -28°C [-18°F] to -26°C [-15°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 5a is approx. A1, 1B, A2.

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