USDA Zones
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Does it matter where in the US zone 5 is?

Zone Bristol, Connecticut Zone 5 | MyGreenThumbTherapy added on September 13, 2019 | Answered

One of the articles I read was about fall planting in zone 5 in Wisconsin. I live in CT, zones 5 & 6. Does planting in the Fall differ from state to state regardless of similar zones or no?

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carolinegwen
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Answered on September 13, 2019

Hello. The USDA says the zone map is based on the "average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones." The hardiness zones can be the same from one state to another. Let us know if you need more help with this. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/planting-zones/usda-planting-zone-map.htm

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