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USDA Hardiness Zone 5b

Zone 5b 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 2144 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 5b.

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

Some locations recently identified as being in this zone include Waukegan (United States), Colorado Springs (United States), (Canada), Chicago (United States), Elizabeth, Colorado (United States), Massachusetts (United States), Sherbrooke, QC (Canada), Reno (United States), Turners Falls (United States), (United States), HAY NAHDA ERFOUD (India), Pendleton (United States), Montreal (Canada), Davenport (United States), Griswold, ct (United States), Center Point, Iowa (United States), Montreal (Canada), Buffalo, NY (United States), Mount Vernon (United States), midwest (United States), (United States), Pennsylvania (United States), Oshawa (Canada), Bedford (United States), Montreal (Canada), LARNED KANSAS (United States), Ajax (Canada), Villa Park (United States), Lansing (United States) and Massillon (United States).

If your area is defined as within 5b, you typically get low temperatures of between -26°C (-15°F) and -23°C (-9°F)

Zone 5b has a corresponding Sunset zone of 1-2.

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