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USDA Hardiness Zone 9a

USDA Zone 9a 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 942 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 9a.

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

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include 29 Palms, CA (United States), Lacey (United States), Newton Saint Cyres, Exeter (United Kingdom), Citrus Heights (United States), Southern Nevada (United States), Pearland (United States), Foley (United States), Casterton (Australia), Houston (United States), Penarth (United Kingdom), Leicester (United Kingdom), Menifee, California (United States), Sempeter (Slovenia), Groves, TX (United States), Bakersfield , CA (United States), Kaleen, ACT (Australia), Fernandina Beach (United States), Marrero (United States), London (United Kingdom), Hampshire (United Kingdom), (United States), Land O Lakes (United States), (United States), Henderson (United States), Marino, Dublin (Ireland), Buckeye (United States), Rhodes Island (Greece), Atascocita (United States), Indio Hills (United States) and Bromley (United Kingdom).

If you are in 9a, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -6°C [21°F] to -3°C [27°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 9a is approx. 16.

As Australia is quite warmer in general, USDA Zone 9a has an equivalent of approximately zone 3 in Australia.

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New gardens in zone 9a View all

  • Runes's The Umbrella Garden garden

    The Umbrella Garden garden

    Zone 9a Just started this garden in Oct 2017 at a new house. Desert gardening is a little different then most other parts of the country/world. I ...

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  • Artisan's Cottage Garden Plant garden

    Cottage Garden Plant garden

    Zone 9a An area measuring around 10 feet by 10 feet

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  • Ultimaja's Indoor Plants garden

    Indoor Plants garden

    Zone 9a Plants that are growing inside on the windowsills

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  • fiveacreforage's FAF garden

    FAF garden

    Zone 9a

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  • Artisan's Growhouse garden [archived]

    [Archived] Growhouse garden [archived]

    Zone 9a A pop-up plastic growhouse 8' x 2'6" for growing summer crops such as Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Sweet Peppers and Aubergines New growhouse erected at...

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