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USDA Hardiness Zone 8b

USDA Zone 8b 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 2048 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 8b.

Sweet pepper, Tomato, Bean, Basil, Chili pepper, Rose, Carrot, Lettuce, Radish and Potato are examples of plants that often grow very well in this USDA Zone.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Amargosa Valley, NV (United States), austin (United States), Austin (United States), Mt. Pleasant (United States), Ponchatoula (United States), Canyon Lake (United States), (United Kingdom), Bordeaux (France), Thomasville (United States), San Jose (United States), Baton Rouge (United States), Lier (Belgium), Bainbridge Island (United States), Drain (United States), Eugene, OR (United States), Northern Arcata CA "Coastal Zone" (United States), Louisiana (United States), Fremont, CA (United States), Bryan (United States), Seattle (United States), Portland (United States), Live Oak (United States), Charleston (United States), (United States), Stockdale (United States), Monroe (United States), Cottage Grove/ Eugene (United States), Stockton on Tees (United Kingdom), Apple Valley (United States) and Austin (United States).

If you are in 8b, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -9°C [16°F] to -6°C [21°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 8b is approx. 4-5, 7-9.

Australians should follow a rough guidance of USDA Zone 8b = Australian Zone 2.

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