Learn More About The Florida USDA Zone Map For Plant And Tree Hardiness
The map above is the Florida USDA zone map for plant hardiness. This map shows the growing zones for Florida. Knowing the plant growing zones in Florida is important because this will help you decide which plants you should have in your garden.
In order to find the plant growing zone in Florida that applies to you, locate where you live on the above Florida planting zone map. Take the color of that area and match it to the Florida planting zone map legend to the right. This will tell you what hardiness zone you live in.
This Florida zone map for hardiness of plants is based on the 2012 USDA plant hardiness zone map. In 2012, the USDA reviewed the hardiness zone map and found, that due to climate change, the zones had shifted. This map was created to show the new hardiness zones.
It is important to understand what the growing zones for Florida are and which zone you live in because this will help you have a successful garden. Planting flowers, trees, vegetables and other plants that are appropriate for you zone will ensure that these plants grow well from year to year.
To find plants that will grow in your zone, you can visit your local plant nursery. They will carry plants that will be clearly marked with the zone that they will grow in. You can grow any plant in your zone or lower in your garden. If you wish to grow a plant that is in a zone that is higher than yours, you will need to provide extra protection for those plant and possibly even bring them in for the winter.