Growing Zones Guide: Zones 9-11 (2023)

If you’re located in Zones 9-11 and need some planting and care tips, check out our growing guide below so you can grow with confidence in your location!

Where are Zones 9-11?

The USDA Hardiness Zones 9-11 comprise the hottest and most tropical regions of the United States, including Hawaii.

Zone 9 includes central Florida, southern Louisiana and Texas and stretches up the west coast in a narrow band on the western coast of California.

Zone 10 encompasses south Florida, southeast California, the southernmost tip of Texas, and much of Hawaii.

Zone 11—the most tropical zone in the U.S.—includes the Florida Keys and most of Hawaii’s Big Island.

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Zones 9-11 Climate Conditions

Unlike the other hardiness zones, 9-11 includes several different climates. These areas of the U.S. are warm in the summer and mild in the winter, with average minimum temperatures ranging from 20-30°F for Zone 9, 30-40°F for Zone 10, and above 40°F for Zone 11. In general, freezes in these areas are rare, and daytime temperatures are warm year-round. However, these areas also range from hot and dry conditions to hot and humid, which affects landscaping and planting decisions.

Tropical plants that thrive in south Florida’s Zone 10, such as palm trees and lush, large-leafed landscape plants, would wither and die in the dry and drought-prone environments of southeastern California and western Arizona. Landscape design ranges from large palms and citrus trees in tropical, humid areas to xeriscaping that needs no irrigation or constant watering.

What to Consider When Planting in Zones 9-11

Each USDA hardiness zone has 10 degrees of minimum average temperature difference. Zones 9-11 all have year-long growing seasons due to the warm winter temperatures. Soil conditions vary wildly, so here’s a quick guide to familiarize you with them and what kind of augmentation is needed for plants to thrive.

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Southern Florida

    The soil in south Florida contains high-pH limestone sand, muck, marl (clay and silt), and rock, which isn’t the ideal growing medium for most plants. To achieve the results you want—the lovely lush greenery and tropical flowers—augment this dense and wet soil with perlite, peat, and potting soil.

    Southern Texas

      South Texas soil consists of large quantities of alkaline clay and sand, and in some areas, it’s salty. Effective soil amendments include coffee grounds and composted cow manure.

      Southern California

        This soil is nearly all sticky, dense clay, which is difficult to break up and aerate whether it’s dry or wet. This type of soil must be amended, and additions generally include compost, sand, gypsum, and other organic material.


          Hawaii’s soil produces superior agricultural products due to its loamy composition and high organic content. Due to their volcanic origin, they hold moisture but maintain a light and smooth texture that needs little to no augmentation.

          Choosing Plants for Zones 9-11

          A large variety of dramatic trees and plants thrive in Zones 9-11. The plants that don’t do well are the ones that require a cold period to rest and overwinter, like many bulbs, some fruit trees, root vegetables, and nut trees.

          Shade Trees

          Zones 9-11 feature sweltering summers. Shade trees are an essential part of landscape design since they allow more outdoor time for people and can help save on cooling bills. Each of these three zones supports different types of shade trees, so we’ll include suggestions for each climate:

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          Zones 9 and 10—North, Central, and South Florida

          Regal Prince Oak Tree: Hardy to Zone 9, this beautiful oak grows upright and has glossy dark-green leaves that transition to brilliant yellow in the fall. The Regal Prince is disease-resistant and features the strength of an oak, making it an excellent choice for stormy climates. And its 40-50 foot mature height casts plenty of shade, so you can enjoy your outdoor space all summer.

          Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree: This show-stopper of a tree grows to 80 feet tall in maturity at a rate of about three feet per year. The multi-colored trunk adds color and interest as it matures, sporting orange, red, pink, and pastel blue and green streaks, and the fresh eucalyptus scent stays fresh year-round in Zones 9-11.

          Zones 9 and 10—Central and South Texas

          Shademaster Honeylocust Tree(shown below): This thornless and adaptable tree thrives in climates from Zone 3 to Zone 9, regardless of soil type, air quality, and drought conditions. Its only requirement is 6-8 hours of full sun per day. The delicate, dazzling leaves soften the landscape and change to a showy gold in the fall, and the small leaf size makes for zero fall cleanup as an added bonus!

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          Prairie Expedition® Elm Tree: These classic shade trees grow almost as wide as they do tall, casting shade over a large area with their spring-green leaves that change to gold in the fall. This elm is resistant to Dutch Elm Disease, tolerant of most soil types, and can live up to 100 years! If you’re looking for a shade tree to fill a large space, the Prairie Expedition® Elm makes a perfect choice.

          Zones 10 and 11—Florida Keys, South Texas, Southern California, and Hawaii

          These three areas may be in the same growing zone, but each of their climates and soil conditions is so different from the others that a broad category is impossible. Additionally, most growers in the contiguous U.S. cannot cultivate plants and trees for these climates simply because conditions don’t allow it. Instead, here’s a short list of some endemic species that do well in those areas.

          Florida Keys:

          • Mahogany
          • Ficus-several varieties, including the native ficus aurea
          • Gumbo Limbo

          Southern Texas:

          • Anaqua
          • Texas Wild Olive
          • Rio Grande Ash

          Southern California- North Algodones Dunes Wilderness Area

          • Mesquite
          • Desert Willow
          • Ironwood


          • Hawaiian Kou
          • Monkeypod
          • Japanese Fern Tree


          Again, conditions vary between the regions of Zones 9-10 and Zone 11. However, people in these zones don’t hesitate to plant evergreens to add color, privacy, and scent to their property.

          Zones 9 and 10—North, Central, and South Florida

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          Leyland Cypress Tree: Fast-growing and economical, the popular Leyland Cypress makes an impressive hedge or privacy screen with its cone-shaped growth and soft foliage. It grows 3-5 feet annually, making it ideal when you want a large border, quickly.

          Italian Cypress Tree(shown below): These gorgeous trees grow tall and straight with just a five-foot mature width, adding a regal look to your entrance or driveway. They’re ideal for softening building corners, hiding gutters, and generally looking upscale and architectural. They’re also drought tolerant and enjoy full sun.

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          Fragrant Tea Olive Tree: This lovely tree produces tiny blooms twice a year that fill your yard with the sweet scent of tea and apricots. Maintenance-free and disease-resistant, these trees grow slowly and make a perfect hedge or screen, and can fill a corner easily. Give it a sunny spot and watch it thrive!

          Zones 9 and 10—Central and South Texas

          Monkey Puzzle Tree: If you’re a fan of unusual foliage and architectural shapes, this evergreen has all that and more. Growing 60-70 feet tall and displaying gracefully, upward-curving branches, this conifer will be the talk of the neighborhood and a source of enjoyment for you for years.

          Neem Tree: This evergreen works for you in your landscape by repelling pest insects like aphids and mosquitos. It doesn’t affect pollinators, so no worries there. Its leaves can be used like cedar to repel bugs indoors as well. The Neem Tree blooms in the spring with fragrant, white blossoms and is drought-tolerant and heat-resistant.

          Green Rocket Leyland Cypress Tree(shown below): This tree features dark green-black foliage and a cone-shaped foliage growth pattern that adds interest and beauty to your landscape. Plant individually or in a row for a privacy screen and enjoy the shade it provides as it matures. This fast grower can reach 25 feet at mature height and is drought and disease-tolerant.

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          Zones 10 and 11—Florida Keys, South Texas, Southern California, and Hawaii

          Florida Keys:

          • Buttonwood
          • Pigeon Plum
          • Satinleaf

          Southern Texas:

          • Texas Sage (Cenizo)
          • Texas Mountain Laurel
          • Prickly Pear

          Southern California- North Algodones Dunes Wilderness Area

          • Agave
          • Arborvitae
          • Japanese Boxwood


          • Cook Pine
          • Slash Pine
          • Mexican Cypress

          Fruit Trees and Plants

          Zones 9-11 are where the majority of beautiful citrus fruit trees thrive and supply much of the country with abundant varieties of oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and limes. Florida, California, and Hawaii produce tropical fruit, including mangoes, dates, bananas, pineapples, and coconuts.

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          Chill Hours

          Some fruit trees require what’s known as “chill hours.” These don’t include hanging out on the sofa and watching movies! These are the number of hours the tree spends in temperatures from 32 to 45 degrees. The number of chill hours determines how well the plant will do in each climate, from very hardy apples that grow in northern climates like Zones 3-6, to citrus trees that require no chill hours in Zones 9-11. Below are some suggestions for fruit trees that thrive in Florida, Texas, California, and Hawaii.

          Zones 9 and 10—North, Central, and South Florida

          Navel Orange Tree: This classic seedless orange tree produces sweet and juicy fruit that works well in cooking, juicing, and eating. It grows to around 8 feet tall and 8-12 feet wide and produces fruit that will store for months. It prefers full to partial sun and doesn’t require much maintenance. Other oranges that do well in Florida are Blood Oranges, Valencia Oranges, and Cara Cara Oranges.

          Persian ‘Bearss’ Lime Tree: This type of lime tree is one of the most popular, and for good reason! A savory blend of Key Lime and lemon flavors but without the seeds, bitterness or acidity, this lime delights, season after season. It enjoys full sun and warm temperatures, making it ideal for Floridian conditions. Other limes and lemons to try would be the Key Lime, Meyer Lemon, Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon(shown below), and Ponderosa Lemon.

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          Glenn Mango Tree: Mangoes are a delicious and versatile fruit, and the Glenn Mango is a terrific producer. It looks great in the yard and gives off a fresh fragrance that enhances any space. Growing in full sun, this tree self-pollinates and produces fruit in the first year. Gorgeous coloring, firm texture and exceptional taste are what you can expect from this impressive mango. Plus, it’s not as fibrous as other mangoes, making it more enjoyable to eat.

          Zones 9 and 10—Central and South Texas, including the Rio Grande Valley

          Citrus trees do well in central and south Texas, in addition to Florida. Some species of fruit that require less than 350 chill hours can also grow here. You can do some research and find the following:

          Peach Trees: Any peach that requires under 350 chill hours can grow in Texas. Some varieties include Florida King, Tropic Snow, Rio Grande, and Red Baron(shown below). Most peach varieties grow to about 20 feet tall and sport gorgeous spring blossoms followed by delicious fruit. The Red Baron, for example, features double red blooms and can tolerate harsh climate conditions.

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          Fig Trees: In addition to beautifully-shaped, large foliage, figs are a healthy and delicious fruit. Fig varieties that do well in Texas are Texas Everbearing, Brown Turkey, and LSU Purple. Figs generally grow to about 10 feet tall and can take 2-5 years to set fruit, but they’re well worth the wait!

          Pomegranate Trees: Pomegranates have grown in popularity, and their health benefits and flavorsome juice add texture and zest to recipes. Pomegranates thrive in hot, dry climates and are drought-tolerant and prolific fruit bearers. Some varieties that do well in Texas include the Wonderful Pomegranate and the Texas Pink Pomegranate.

          Zones 10 and 11—Florida Keys, South Texas, Southern California, and Hawaii

          Florida Keys:

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          • Papaya
          • Pineapple
          • Banana

          Southern Texas:

          • Persimmon
          • Pawpaw
          • Southern Crabapple

          Southern California- North Algodones Dunes Wilderness Area

          • Jujube
          • Guava
          • Avocado


          • Kumquat
          • Mysore Raspberry
          • Cape Gooseberry

          Planting in Zones 9-11

          Simply buying trees and shrubs that work well in your zone isn’t enough to ensure their survival or your success as a gardener. As you’ve seen, the climate in Zones 9-11 is vastly different for each part of the country: Florida is hot and humid, Texas and areas of southern California are hot and dry, and Hawaii is a tropical climate, unlike the others in the same zone.

          Soil conditions are also vastly different for each of these areas, ranging from ashy to hard clay. It’s important to note what your tree will need to do well and give it what it wants, whether it be a ton of sun, water, food, or soil augmentation.

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          Final Considerations

          You want your investment to pay off and to reap the rewards of your plants, whether it’s shade, beauty, privacy, or homegrown fruit harvests you’re after, so do your best to ensure that you buy suitable trees for your climate. Observe your property for sun, shade, moisture, soil type, and aesthetics. Then, set a goal for what you’re trying to accomplish and use the vast number of resources available to you to make them happen. Finally, be patient for your plants to develop, and then enjoy the results!

          Other Helpful Resources:

          • Growing Zones Guide: Zone 4
          • Growing Zones Guide: Zone 5
          • Growing Zones Guide: Zone 6
          • Growing Zones Guide: Zone 7
          • Growing Zones Guide: Zone 8

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            Where are zones 9 through 11 in the United States? ›

            Zones 9 to 11 in the United States encompass such areas as Texas, California, Louisiana, Florida, and other southern areas of the states. Their characteristics regarding water vary, however, which is also a consideration when choosing plants.

            What is US Zone 9? ›

            The Zone 9 map includes the following states: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii. Every USDA Hardiness Zone is divided into two subsets.

            What plants do best in Zone 9? ›

            Flowering plants for zone 9 include astilbe, bee balm, cannas, coneflowers, crocus, croton, daffodils, dahlias, glads, hibiscus, hostas, hyacinths, irises, jasmine, phlox, salvia, sedum, snake plants and are some the plants for zone 9 that we recommend.

            Where is Zone 9 in Florida? ›

            In Central Florida, the tri-county area of Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties is in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) plant hardiness zone 9A with a warmer 9B area along the Gulf Coast. Average annual extreme winter temperatures in 9A are 20 to 25 degrees Fahrenheit: 5 degrees warmer in 9B.

            Where in the US is Zone 10? ›

            Zone 10: 30 to 40°F

            Zone 10 sees some of the hottest temperatures in the U.S., prevalent in tropical places such as Southern California and Southern Florida.

            Is Florida Zone 11? ›

            The Department of Agriculture has designated four zones in Florida--8, 9, 10, and 11. The USDA hardiness zones are based on the average lowest temperatures, helping you choose plants that can survive the winter.

            What are the growing zones in the US? ›

            USDA Hardiness Growing Zones

            USDA growing zones range from 1 to 13, but the continental US only ranges from 3 to 10. The official USDA zone map is now further divided into subcategories of a and b with a 5 degree margin. Growing zones are sometimes referred to as planting zones or USDA hardiness zones.

            Where is US Zone 8? ›

            In North America, Zone 8 is one of the warmest zones, containing much of the southern quarter of the United States, including much of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Arizona, California, and coastal Oregon and Washington.

            Is Los Angeles Zone 9? ›

            Los Angeles, California is located in USDA Hardiness Zone 9 and Zone 10.

            What is the fastest growing shade tree in Zone 9? ›

            The American sycamore, lombardy poplar, silver maple, and weeping willow are the fastest growing zone 9 shade trees. They can all grow more than 5 feet in one year especially when they are young trees. The tulip poplar is also a fast growing shade tree. It averages as much as 3 to 5 feet per year.

            What is the fastest growing hedge in Zone 9? ›

            Tall Zone 9 Privacy Trees

            The Thuja Green Giant (Thuja standishii x plicata) is one of the tallest and the fastest growing trees for privacy in zone 9. This arborvitae can grow 5 feet (1.5 m.) a year and get to 40 feet (12 m.). It grows in zones 5 to 9.

            Can you grow peonies in Zone 9? ›

            They bloom earlier than all other types of peonies and their enormous flowers can measure up to 10 inches across. Tree peonies require a winter dormancy period, but temperatures do not need to drop below freezing. For this reason, most tree peony cultivars grow well in zones 4-9.

            Where is Zone 11 in the United States? ›

            Zone 11—the most tropical zone in the U.S.—includes the Florida Keys and most of Hawaii's Big Island.

            What zone is Florida for gardening? ›

            Florida Growing Zones

            For those of you like us, living in Florida, we experience growing zones 8-10 with some of the Keys falling into 11. Overall, the bulk of the state is broken into three distinct areas: north, central and south Florida.

            What tropical zone is Florida? ›

            Most of the State lies within the extreme southern portion of the Northern Hemisphere's humid subtropical climate zone, noted for its long hot and humid summers and mild and wet winters.

            What zone is 10A in Florida? ›

            The line between zones 9B and 10 runs through Palm Beach, Glades, Hendry, and Lee counties. Everything south of this line is Zone 10A, 10B and Zone 11.

            Where is Zone 13 in the United States? ›

            In the United States, Zone 13 regions are located on and near the equator and consist of Puerto Rico and remote locations in Hawaii.

            What zone is South Florida? ›

            We're located in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 10A, 10B and 11. This is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location.

            What zone is Orlando Florida in? ›

            Identifying The USDA Zones In Florida

            For example, if you live in Zone 9b (Orlando, Florida), your average lowest temperatures are 25 to 30 °F.

            Is South Florida Zone 10? ›

            Zone 10 of the map includes equatorial parts of North America, including southern California, southern Florida, and Hawaii.

            What are the three climate zones in Florida? ›

            Florida lies in the transition between the temperate and tropical climate zones. North Florida has characteristics of the temperate zone: cold winters with some snow. South Florida is in the sub-tropical climate zone, with cool winters and hot summers.

            Where are zones 10 12 in the US? ›

            In the United States, most of the warmer zones (zones 9, 10, and 11) are located in the deep southern half of the country and on the southern coastal margins. Higher zones can be found in Hawaii (up to 12) and Puerto Rico (up to 13).

            Where is growing Zone 7 in the United States? ›

            From east to west, it begins in small areas of southern Connecticut. It then stretches south through Virginia, east through Tennessee and northern Arkansas, and southwest through the Texas panhandle and New Mexico, then narrows and winds north through Nevada, California, Oregon, and Washington.

            What states are Zone 5 in the US? ›

            Zone 5 States
            NebraskaNevadaNew Mexico
            New YorkOhioPennsylvania
            South DakotaUtahVirginia
            WashingtonWest VirginiaWyoming
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            Where is Zone 6 America? ›

            Zone 6 starts in the Mid-Atlantic United States (including parts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia) and extends slightly down the Atlantic Coast to include North Carolina, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

            Where is Zone 6 in the US? ›

            Zone 6 spans across the central United States, latitudinally from the Pacific Northwest to the mid-Atlantic and further down into the Southwest.

            Where is Zone 2 in the United States? ›

            Zone 2 encompasses areas such as Jackson, Wyoming and Pinecreek, Alaska, while zone 3 includes cities like Tomahawk, Wisconsin; International Falls, Minnesota; Sidney, Montana, and others in the northern part of the country.

            Where is Zone 11 in California? ›

            Climate Zone 11 is the northern California valley, south of the mountainous Shasta Region, east of the Coastal Range, and west of the Sierra Cascades. Seasons are sharply defined. Summer daytime temperatures are high, sunshine is almost constant, and the air dry.

            What part of California is Zone 9? ›

            CA Zone 9: Cold Winters, Southern or Drier

            Southern and lower-rainfall areas with warm-to-hot summers and generally mild but unpredictable winters that can drop to well below freezing. Includes parts of Agoura Hills and Topanga, canyons near Malibu, and Lake Arrowhead.

            Is San Diego Zone 9? ›

            San Diego, California is located in USDA Hardiness Zone 8, Zone 9 and Zone 10. Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is important for getting the most out of your garden.

            What is the rarest tree to grow? ›

            The world's rarest tree is Pennantia baylisiana, also called Three Kings Kaikomako. It was near extinction because the only remaining specimen was female and could not reproduce. However, botanists found viable fruits and planted them within botanical gardens around the world to save it.

            What is the cleanest shade tree? ›

            What is the cleanest shade tree? Some of the cleanest shade trees are maples. Though they shed their leaves in the fall, after turning stunning shades of red and gold, they do not drop flowers, seeds or fruits. This makes them easy to clean up after.

            What is the fastest growing tree in USA? ›

            The Empress Splendor (botanical name Paulownia fortunei and P. elongata) is the one of the fastest-growing trees in the world. A hardwood, it can grow 10-20 feet in its first year and reaches maturity within 10 years. This picture shows a 2 year old tree grown in Alabama.

            What is the fastest growing tree or shrub for privacy? ›

            Arborvitaes and Leyland Cypress trees are two of the most popular picks for fast-growing privacy.

            What is the fastest growing shrub for privacy? ›

            English laurel (or Cherry Laurel) can make an enormous fast-growing hedge. Under the right conditions, it can grow up to 3 feet per year! It does very well in heat. It has glossy evergreen foliage and makes a very attractive large hedge with regular pruning 1-2 times per year.

            Can emerald green arborvitae grow in Zone 9? ›

            The emerald green arborvitae grows in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 through 8 and is found throughout the United States. Formally called Thuja occidentalis, the arborvitae included in its common name means “tree of life.”

            Where should you not plant peonies? ›

            Surrounding trees and bushes compete with the peonies too much. Peonies receive too much shade, resulting in tall, leafy plants with few flowers. Too much nitrogen fertilizer was applied to the Peonies, causing them to produce more foliage rather than blooms. Peonies are weak and tiny due to a lack of nutrients.

            What state do peonies grow best? ›

            In the U.S., most peonies are grown in states north of South Carolina and Texas. Some varieties can grow farther south but they rarely bloom because winter temperatures are not low enough for flower buds to develop properly, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) explains.

            Can peonies grow in hot sun? ›

            Peonies need at least 6 to 8 hours of sun each day, though some protection from hot afternoon sun in zones 8-9 is helpful. Choosing an area with good air circulation is essential as well, to help prevent fungal diseases. Peonies grow best in slightly moist, well-drained soil.

            Which is the easiest fruit tree to grow? ›

            The easiest fruit tree to grow for beginners is usually an apple tree, which has the benefit of being such a popular, versatile fruit. 'If you are seeking a more low-maintenance fruit tree, look to the plum or peach trees, which require less care than other fruit trees,' adds Smith.

            What is the lowest temperature in Zone 11? ›

            Climate zone 11 predominantly consists of Hawaii, the Florida Keys, and Puerto Rico. Its annual minimum temperature range is relatively warm, falling between 40 and 50 degrees Fahrenheit. There's really no frost in this region — winters are moderately warm.

            What zone is Las Vegas in? ›

            This can be a source of confusion for people learning how to harden in Las Vegas. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) puts Las Vegas in growing zone 9a. The USDA bases its growing zones on the extreme minimum temperature of a region. Meanwhile, the Sunset climate zones system gives Las Vegas a growing zone of 11.

            What growing zone is north Florida? ›

            USDA Zones for North and Central Florida are 8b to 9a. The largest areas in north and central Florida include these cities and zones.

            What zone is Miami Gardens Florida? ›

            Miami Gardens, Florida
            Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
            • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
            Zip code(s)33014, 33054, 33055, 33056, 33152, 33169
            Area code(s)305, 786
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            What zone is Tampa Florida? ›

            Tampa, Florida is in USDA Hardiness Zones 9b and 10a.

            What is the coldest city in Florida? ›

            What is the coldest temperature recorded in Florida? The coldest temperature recorded was -2 degrees in Tallahassee on Feb. 13, 1899, according to The Weather Channel. This occurred during an Arctic outbreak; numerous all-time record low temperatures were set in several U.S. cities.

            What is the least humid city in Florida? ›

            Facts About Steinhatchee

            Temperatures in Steinhatchee range as low as 39°F in January to a high of 92°F in July. Its annual average precipitation is 59.6 inches. At an average annual humidity of 69.41% Steinhatchee is, on average, the least humid community in Florida.

            Where is the coldest part of Florida in the summer? ›

            The coolest, zone 8b, is located in northwestern Florida from roughly Gainesville and northwest including Tallahassee. Low temperatures range from 15 to 20 °F (−9 to −7 °C).

            Where is Zone 9 in the United States? ›

            Zone 9 includes central Florida, southern Louisiana and Texas and stretches up the west coast in a narrow band on the western coast of California. Zone 10 encompasses south Florida, southeast California, the southernmost tip of Texas, and much of Hawaii.

            Where is Zone 8 in USA? ›

            Where is Zone 8? USDA Zone 8 spans mainly from coastal Virginia to central Texas, including the entirety of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi.

            What are the zone areas in the US? ›

            United States and regional time zones
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            What zone is California? ›

            Because the state is so large, it is actually further broken down into Northern and Southern planting zones. A northern half of a California planting zone can be anywhere from 5a to 10b. The southern region has zones 5a to 11a.

            What zone is New York in? ›

            New York is in USDA plant hardiness zones 3-7.

            What is Zone 10 11 in the US? ›

            Zones 9, 10 and 11 encompass the deep southern half of the country and the western coastal margins. The middle zones 6, 7, and 8 cover the middle portion of the mainland, and the colder zones 2-5 include the northern part of the central interior.

            Where is climate zone 12 in California? ›

            This part of the Northern California Central Valley is situated just inland of the Bay Area. Parts of Contra Costa County east of the Caldecott Tunnel are also part of Zone 12. This climate zone experiences cooler winters and hotter summers than Climate Zone 3 (Bay Area). Winter rains fall from November to April.

            Where is US Zone 7? ›

            USDA zone 7 contains southern Oklahoma, a chunk of northern Texas, southern New Mexico, central Arizona, southern Utah and southern and western areas of Nevada. The zone extends into eastern California and west-central Oregon/Washington.


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