Where Can You Find a Map of Plant Zones?


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A map of plant zones is available at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service site. The zones also are known as USDA hardiness zones. The site offers a color-coded map showing all U.S. zones, and it allows users to input their zip codes to find their specific zones.

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Where Can You Find a Map of Plant Zones?
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The United States is broken down into 13 large zones that are divided according to the average annual coldest temperatures for each area, as of 2015. There is a 10-degree Fahrenheit difference between each zone. Learning the zone number for a particular area provides gardeners with valuable information about when and what to plant.

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