Plant Hardiness Zones in Rhode Island
Areas in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island. Rhode Island has a humid continental climate. Summers are hot while winters are cool and often experience a mixture of rain and snow. The time in which you should plant your seeds or transplant them outside depends on what planting zone in Rhode Island you live in. We recommend growing carrots, corn, cucumbers, and peas here.
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