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USDA Hardiness Zone 7a

USDA Zone 7a 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 1416 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 7a.

Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Chili pepper, Sweet pepper, Basil, Bean, Lettuce, Spinach and Broccoli are examples of plants that often grow very well in this USDA Zone.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Middletown, NJ (United States), Kennewick (United States), Arden (United States), Prince Frederick (United States), North Carolina (United States), Baltimore, MD (United States), Tarrytown (United States), Winston-Salem (United States), Bergen County (Ukraine), Brooklyn, NY (United States), Manassas VA (United States), (United States), Parkville (United States), (France), Manassas VA (United States), (United States), Riverside (United States), Virginia (United States), Mount Vernon (United States), Richmond (United States), Islip, New York (United States), Mallard Lakes, Winston-Salem, NC (United States), Stockholm (Sweden), Nashville (United States), Manassas (United States), Columbia (United States), Alb (United States), Wall, New Jersey (United States), Midwest City (United States) and Leonardtown, MD (United States).

If you are in 7a, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -17°C [1°F] to -15°C [5°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 7a is approx. 6.

Australians should follow a rough guidance of USDA Zone 7a = Australian Zone 1.

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New gardens in zone 7a View all

  • Libellules's Iris garden

    Iris garden

    Zone 7a

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  • BonnieP's My Side Door garden

    My Side Door garden

    Zone 7a The small garden full of flowers outside the sunroom, along with flowering plants on that side of the house, and the small round garden around the ...

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  • BonnieP's My Driveway Circle garden

    My Driveway Circle garden

    Zone 7a All the flowers in the circle of the driveway, both the ones there already and everything I have planted.

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  • BonnieP's My Front Yard garden

    My Front Yard garden

    Zone 7a This is a garden to track the front crepe myrtle, the original peonies and the ones I planted along that side of the driveway. Also, the flowers b...

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  • BonnieP's My Front House garden

    My Front House garden

    Zone 7a This is a garden to track the landscaping and plants along the very front of the house.

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