Plant Hardiness Zones in Alaska

Areas in Alaska Where Plants Are Most Likely to Thrive

Not all plants thrive under the same temperature and climate conditions. Therefore, it is important to know your state’s climate zone so you know what plants you can successfully grow there. Most gardeners use the USDA Hardiness Zone Map to determine what plants thrive in a specific location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones. Below is the growing zone for Alaska. Northern Alaska has an Arctic climate. Winters are cold and long and summers can grow quiet cool as well. It is not unheard of for snow to fall during the summer here. The time in which you should plant your seeds or transplant them outside depends on what planting zone in Alaska you live in. We recommend growing broccoli, cabbage, carrots, and dill here.

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