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USDA Hardiness Zone 7b

Zone 7b 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 1616 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 7b.

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

Some locations recently identified as being in this zone include Greensboro, NC (United States), Oxford (United States), egg harbor city (United States), Darlington (United States), Charlotte, NC (United States), Longbranch, WA (United States), Nuremberg (Germany), (Germany), Tuscaloosa (United States), Maryland (United States), Pinson (United States), Pinnacle, NC (United States), Stanwood (United States), Kent Island (United States), Portsmouth, VA (United States), Chattanooga, TN (United States), Raleigh (United States), Jefferson, Ga 30549. (United States), Ridgewood, NY (United States), central alabama (United States), Houthalen (Belgium), Hendersonville, NC (United States), Raleigh (United States), Keiser (United States), Cumming (United States), Highland Village (United States), ARLINGTON, Tennessee (United States), Clinton (United States), portland or (United States) and Eastland (United States).

If you are in 7b, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -15°C [5°F] to -12°C [10°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 7b is approx. 6-7.

As Australia is quite warmer in general, USDA Zone 7b has an equivalent of approximately zone 1 in Australia.

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  • BaileyM's Apartment garden

    Apartment garden

    Zone 7b Only west facing windows, but pretty dark in some of the rooms.

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  • BaileyM's Balcony garden

    Balcony garden

    Zone 7b Is covered, west-facing, and gets afternoon sun from about 3-7 in the summer.

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  • OldeGuy's #2 garden

    #2 garden

    Zone 7b Garlic -> Peppers

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  • OldeGuy's #1 garden

    #1 garden

    Zone 7b Tomatoes with Basil

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  • gardeneater's tropical hideaway breakfast nook garden

    tropical hideaway breakfast nook garden

    Zone 7b My flowers are my babies... I have orchids, hibiscus, passion flower, aloe, cactus, geraniums, etc... Some I plant out doors in summer, then bring ...

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