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USDA Hardiness Zone 6a

6a is a zone in the USDA Climate Zone system and can be used to help assess if certain plants will grow well in your area. There are presently 1373 gardens on Folia marked as being in USDA Zone 6a.

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

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Kinnelon (United States), Pittsburgh, PA (United States), Boston (United States), Ballwin (United States), Framingham (United States), (United States), New York (United States), Toronto, Downtown (Canada), Lexington (United States), Sterling Heights, Mi (United States), Dayton (United States), West Virginia (United States), Amherst (United States), Toronto (Canada), (United States), Chicago (United States), Cincinnati (United States), Pittsburgh, PA (United States), Toronto (Canada), State College (United States), Florissant (United States), South Jordan (United States), (United States), Portland (United States), Clinton (United States), Boise (United States), Nova Scotia (Canada), Belleville (United States), Ash Grove (United States) and louisville (United States).

If you are in 6a, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -23°C [-9°F] to -20°C [-4°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 6a is approx. 1-3.

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