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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 1164 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 Pleasant Grove (United States), Northwest Oklahoma (United States), Northeast US (United States), middle of the country (United States), Creamery, PA (United States), Stanley, VA (United States), cheyenne (United States), (United States), Louisville KY (United States), West Michigan (United States), Yale (United States), (Sweden), Easton (United States), 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) 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

  • LanaTheGardener's Concrete Farm garden

    Concrete Farm garden

    Zone 6b

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  • OklahomaGal's Raised Beds garden

    Raised Beds garden

    Zone 6b

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  • GardeningAngels's Bintje Beds garden

    Bintje Beds garden

    Zone 6b Just when I thought I had more potatoes planted than we could handle I finally (5/7) found some organic Bintje seed potatoes at a Sheep and Wool fe...

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  • GardeningAngels's Great Big Bag-o-Taters garden

    Great Big Bag-o-Taters garden

    Zone 6b Organic seed potato planted in a giant (50" diameter) grow bag. Approximately 10 each of Adirondack Red and Carola. Both were planted on 4/11. The ...

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  • GardeningAngels's La Ratte Fingerling garden

    La Ratte Fingerling garden

    Zone 6b After I had already planted my potato patch I found some lovely and affordable seed potato at a plant sale held by the Rodale Institute in PA. I wa...

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