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The USDA plant hardiness zone map is the standard by which gardeners can determine which plants are most likely to thrive in a specific location. The way the map works is like this: based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones. This USDA zones map will help you determine which zone you’re in, which will in turn help you determine which plants you can grow and when.

USDA Zones Map Guide

USDA Zones map usda zone map legend

Check out the map below and discern which zone you’re in.

Below is a guide to USDA plant hardiness zones based on major cities in each state. This is a pretty accurate guide when deciding which zone you’re in!

CityZoneCityZone
Albuquerque, New Mexico7bOklahoma City, Oklahoma7a
Anchorage, Alaska4b/5aOmaha, Nebraska5b
Atlanta, Georgia7b/8aOrlando, Florida9b
Baltimore, Maryland7b/8aOwensboro, Kentucky6b
Boston, Massachusetts6b/7aPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania7a/7b
Buffalo, New York6aPhoenix, Arizona9b/10a
Burlington, Vermont5aPierre, South Dakota4b/5a
Charleston, West Virginia6bPittsburgh, Pennsylvania6b
Chicago, Illinois6aPortland, Maine5b
Charlotte, North Carolina7b/8aPortland, Oregon8b/9a
Columbus, Ohio6aQuad Cities, Iowa/Illinois5b
Dallas, Texas8a/8bRaleigh, North Carolina7b
Denver, Colorado5b/6aReno, Nevada6b/7a
Detroit, Michigan6bRoanoke, Virginia7a/7b
Fairbanks, Alaska2aKansas City, Missouri6a/6b
Hartford, Connecticut6bSalt Lake City, Utah7a/7b
Honolulu, Hawaii12bSan Antonio, Texas8b/9a
Houston, Texas9aSan Diego, California10a/10b
Indianapolis, Indiana5b/6aSan Francisco, California10a/10b
Las Vegas, Nevada9aSan Jose, California9b/10a
Los Angeles, California10a/10bSan Juan, Puerto Rico12b/13a
Memphis, Tennessee7b/8aSavannah, Georgia8b
Miami, Florida11a/11bSeattle, Washington8b
Minneapolis, Minnesota4b/5aTampa, Florida9b/10a
Nashville, Tennessee7aTucson, Arizona9b
New Orleans, Louisiana9bTuscaloosa, Alabama8a
New York, New York7a/7bWashington, D.C.7b/8a
Norfolk, Virginia8aWichita, Kansas6b

Happy Planting!

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