Plant Hardiness Zones in Kentucky
Areas in Kentucky 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 map for Kentucky. Kentucky is known for its mild and moderate climate. The state also experiences four distinct seasons throughout the year. The time in which you should plant your seeds or transplant them outside depends on what zone you live in. We recommend growing bush beans, onions, peas, peppers, and rhubarb here.
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