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USDA Hardiness Zone 8a

8a is a zone in the USDA Climate Zone system and can be used to help assess if certain plants will grow well in your area. There are presently 1388 gardens on Folia marked as being in USDA Zone 8a.

Typical example plants that tend to grow vigorously in this zone include Tomato, Sweet pepper, Onion, Lettuce, Potato, Cucumber, Carrot, Bean, Chili pepper and Amaryllis.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Greenville, SC (United States), (United States), (United States), Herentals (Belgium), Tantobie (United Kingdom), Bristol (United Kingdom), Bedford (United States), Dallas (United States), Chilton (United States), Auvers sur Oise (France), Lier (Belgium), Montgomery (United States), Beaverton, Oregon 97005 (United States), Marysville, Washington, USA (United States), Montgomery, Alabama (United States), Lake Sinclair (United States), Warner Robins (United States), Auburn, Alabama (United States), Terrell, Texas (United States), Lexington (United States), Woodson (United States), Heacham (United Kingdom), Overath (Germany), city (United Kingdom), Atlanta (United States), McMinnville (United States), (United States), Penmaenmawr, Wales (United Kingdom), Laurencekirk (United Kingdom) and Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom).

If your area is defined as within 8a, you typically get low temperatures of between -12°C (10°F) and -9°C (16°F)

Zone 8a has a corresponding Sunset zone of 4, 6-9.

Due to large differences in average temperature, USDA Zone 8a is typically known as Zone 2 in Australia.

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