Plant Hardiness Zones in New York

Areas in New York 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 New York. New York is known for its humid subtropical climate. The state experiences cold winters and hot summers. The time in which you should plant your seeds or transplant them outside depends on what zone you live in. We recommend growing beans, cucumbers, carrots, and lettuce.

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