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What is Hardiness Zone 3b?

The two subsets of each Zone are separated by 5°F. Zone 3: This zone has a minimum average of temperatures of -30°F to -40°F. Zone 3a: This subzone has a minimum average temperature of -35°F to -40° F. Zone 3b: This subzone has a minimum average temperature of -30° to -35°F.

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In this regard, how cold does Zone 3 get?

Definitions

Zone From
2 b −42.8 °C (−45 °F)
3 a −40 °C (−40 °F)
b −37.2 °C (−35 °F)
4 a −34.4 °C (−30 °F)

Furthermore, what is my plant hardiness zone? The 2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones. No posters of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map have been printed.

Then, what can I grow in Zone 3?

Butterhead, loose-leaf and early romaine are the best lettucechoices for zone 3 vegetable gardening. Spinach, chardand orachalso do well in zone 3. Radicchio, collards, kaleand escaroleare all good choices for vegetables that grow well in cold climates. Garden cress produces usable leaves in just 12 days.

Is Lavender a perennial in zone 3?

Munstead Lavender Munstead is an English lavender that is hardy from zones 4 to 9. If you get reliable snow cover you can grow it in zone 3, as well. It grows 12 to 18 inches tall and needs little care, other than winter protection. Like other English lavenders, it doesn't grow 100% true to type from seed.

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