Zone 6 Plants

USDA plant hardiness zone 6 has a variety of plants, trees, and shrubs that can be grown there. Hardiness zones are determined by the average coldest temperatures in that region. The temperatures determine which plants are safe to grow there.

With a last frost date of May 1 and a first frost date of November 1 the months of growing are shorter and should be planned carefully. These dates will vary so it is important to watch temperatures and weather patterns to stay on top of it. The average temperatures in zone 6 can get down to  -10° to 0°F.

States that these plants can grow in range from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Read more about plant hardiness zones.

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