Colorado Planting Zones – USDA Map Of Colorado Growing Zones

Colorado Planting Zones – USDA Map Of Colorado Growing Zones

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USDA Colorado Hardiness Zone Map For Trees And Plants

Above is the map of the USDA Colorado hardiness zones. The USDA created plant hardiness zones to act as a guide for gardeners and farmers. By understanding your planting zone for Colorado, you will be more successful in your efforts to create a wonderful garden.

To find your Colorado hardiness zone, locate the place on the map where you live. The color of that area can be matched to the legend at the right. The legend will tell you your planting zone for Colorado.

This growing zone map is based on the 2012 USDA Colorado plant hardiness zones map. The USDA plant hardiness zone map was revised at that time to show the new climates that have resulted over the past few decades due to global warming.

Understanding your planting zone in Colorado will increase your ability to create a garden that can flourish from year to year. Planting vegetables, trees, flowers and other plants that are appropriate for your zone will make your gardening less frustrating.

Plant nurseries in your area will carry plants that are appropriate for your planting zone. The plants should be clearly marked with the zone it grows in. You can grow plants that are in your zone or lower.

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