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Zone 6 Growing & Planting!

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Zone 6 gardening enthusiasts revel in the diverse array of plants that thrive in this particular planting zone. Situated within a climatic range that experiences moderately cold winters and mild summers, zone 6 offers an ideal environment for an extensive variety of flora. From hardy perennials to flowering shrubs and ornamental trees, zone 6 plants boast resilience and adaptability to the region's temperature fluctuations. Gardening in Zone 6 opens up a world of possibilities for cultivating a vibrant, colorful landscape that can endure the seasonal changes characteristic of this zone.

Top Vegetables for Zone 6Shop all »

  • Goldrush Bush Bean Seed
    Goldrush Bush Bean Seed One of Our Favorite Wax Beans Zone: 3-9
    $7.99 – $13.99
  • Black Bellota Hybrid Acorn Winter Squash Seeds
    Black Bellota Hybrid Acorn Winter Squash Seeds Flavorful and Stores Well Zone: 3-8
    $5.99
  • Victoria Rhubarb Plant
    Victoria Rhubarb Plant The best cooking rhubarb around Zone: 3-8
    $14.99
  • Jimmy Red Dent Corn Seed
    Jimmy Red Dent Corn Seed Prized heirloom with storied past
    $6.99

Top Fruits for Zone 6Shop all »

  • Caramel Cocktail American Persimmon
    New Only from Gurney's
    Caramel Cocktail American Persimmon The best American persimmon you've ever tasted—guaranteed! Zone: 5-8
    $99.99 – $199.99
  • Albion Everbearing Strawberry Plant
    Albion Everbearing Strawberry Plant Large, Red Berries Zone: 4-8
    $14.99
  • Neptune Seedless Grape Vine
    Neptune Seedless Grape Vine Great resistance to cracking Zone: 5-8
    $24.99
  • Anne Raspberry Plant
    Choice
    Anne Raspberry Plant Huge, Golden Berries Zone: 4-9
    $14.99

Top Trees & Shrubs for Zone 6Shop all »

  • Angel Face Floribunda Rose Plant
    Angel Face Floribunda Rose Plant Incredible sweet citrus fragrance. Zone: 5-9
    $29.99
  • Fuji Apple Tree
    Fuji Apple Tree Delectable Dessert Apple Zone: 5-8
    $49.99 – $74.99

Top Perennials, Bulbs & Flowers for Zone 6Shop all »

  • Queen Elizabeth Grandiflora Rose
    Queen Elizabeth Grandiflora Rose An old-time favorite Zone: 4-10
    $29.99
  • Golden Bear Sunflower Seed
    Golden Bear Sunflower Seed Loaded with Frilly, Fluffy Flowers Zone: 3-9
    $3.99
  • ProCut Orange Hybrid Sunflower Seed
    ProCut Orange Hybrid Sunflower Seed Top Choice for Cut Flowers Zone: 3-9
    $3.99
  • Hardy Cyclamen Bulb
    Hardy Cyclamen Bulb Extend the Blooming Season Zone: 5-9
    $19.99

Top Zone 6 Plants & Vegetables

Simply Irresistible® Hybrid Sweet Corn Seed

Simply Irresistible® Hybrid Sweet Corn Seed

Our best corn yet! This corn seed is a taste test winner! Most stalks produce 2 full ears and has outstanding vigor. Excellent husk coverage to protect ears from pests.

Gurney's Ruby Monster Hybrid Tomato

Gurney's Ruby Monster Hybrid Tomato

Very heavy yields of juicy tomatoes to harvest! Some fruits will weigh over 1 lb each. Great for sandwiches, sauces, and canning.

Asparabest™ Asparagus Plant

Asparabest™ Asparagus Plant

Green Thumb Award Winner! This asparagus plant produces up to 3 times more spears than other popular varieties. Excellent flavor and a customer favorite.

KangaRhu™ Rhubarb

KangaRhu™ Rhubarb

Deepest red stalks that are cold hardy and heat tolerant. Cooks up brilliant red and a taste test winner!

Gurney's Whopper Strawberry

Gurney's Whopper Strawberry

One of our most popular berries! Exceptionally large, juicy red berries that are hardy and disease resistant.

Pixie Crunch® Apple Tree

Pixie Crunch® Apple Tree

Another taste test winner! Pixie Crunch tree is easy to grow and also available in a reachable smaller size tree. Perfect tree to start your own apple harvest.

Zone 6 States

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is divided into zones based on average minimum winter temperatures. Zone 6 includes areas where the average minimum winter temperature ranges from -10 to 0 degrees Fahrenheit (-23 to -18 degrees Celsius). States and regions in Zone 6 include parts of the following:

  1. Northeast:
    • Most of Massachusetts
    • Southern Vermont
    • Southern New Hampshire
    • Southern Maine
  2. Mid-Atlantic:
    • Northern Delaware
    • Most of Maryland
    • Northern Virginia
    • West Virginia
    • Southern Pennsylvania
  3. Midwest:
    • Ohio
    • Indiana
    • Illinois
    • Southern Michigan
    • Southern Wisconsin
  4. Central United States:
    • Most of Missouri
    • Parts of eastern Kansas
    • Parts of eastern Nebraska
    • Parts of Iowa
  5. Southeast:
    • Parts of Kentucky
    • Parts of Tennessee
    • Parts of North Carolina
    • Northern Arkansas

It's important to note that within these states, there can be microclimates influenced by factors such as elevation, proximity to bodies of water, and urban heat islands. Gardeners should be aware of their specific local conditions when selecting plants for their gardens. The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is a useful tool for understanding the general climate in your region and selecting plants that are well-suited to your area.

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