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USDA Hardiness Zone 6b

USDA Zone 6b 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 1117 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 6b.

Some popular plants that tend to grow very well in this zone include Tomato, Sweet pepper, Chili pepper, Cucumber, Basil, Daylily, Iris, Bean, Daffodil and African Violet.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Philadelphia (United States), SW Missouri (United States), Yonkers, NY (United States), Danville (United States), Silver Spring (United States), Pompton Lakes (United States), Rockaway (United States), (United States), (United States), Leonardtown (United States), Long Island City (United States), Princeton (United States), Webb City (United States), Hayden (United States), (United States), Calvert City (United States), (United States), Pittsburgh, PA (United States), Harrisonburg, VA (United States), Staten Island (United States), Somerville (United States), Boone (United States), Jersey City, NJ (United States), Woodward (United States), (United States), Mashpee (United States), (United States), Strasburg (United States), Chester County (United States) and (United States).

If you are in 6b, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -20°C [-4°F] to -17°C [1°F].

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

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New gardens in zone 6b View all

  • doubledug's Side garden

    Side garden

    Zone 6b This will be my most ambitious garden ever! It's the largest, at nearly 60 feet long by 8 feet wide at its widest point. It will not be fenced an...

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  • doubledug's Backyard Plot garden

    Backyard Plot garden

    Zone 6b This is my largest plot in the backyard measuring 20'x8'. It sits right in front of my downstairs windows, so when you look out from inside, you s...

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  • JeannieB's BGgarden garden

    BGgarden garden

    Zone 6b

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  • flwrgrl's Garden garden

    Garden garden

    Zone 6b

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  • SneIrish's African Violet (Starting Over in 2015) garden

    African Violet (Starting Over in 2015) garden

    Zone 6b After losing most of my large African Violet Collection, for a number of reasons - life circumstances beyond my control mostly, I am starting over...

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