Plant Hardiness Zones in Michigan
Areas in Michigan 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 Michigan. Michigan is known for its humid continental climate. Michigan summers are warm and short while winters are chilly and long. The time in which you should plant your seeds or transplant them outside depends on what planting zone in Michigan you live in. We recommend growing peppers, tomatoes, winter squash, and pumpkins here.
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