USDA Plant Hardiness Zone

1b: Frosty Fields

Chilly, frost-covered fields dominate, with resilient flora dotting the landscape.

Explore the unique opportunities in USDA Zone 1b, where homesteading, farming, and agriculture require specialized techniques due to its cold climate. With proper planning and care, Zone 1b can yield bountiful harvests and thriving livestock.

Zone 1b Statistics

Zone 1b can support some cold-hardy vegetables and herbs, such as kale, spinach, and some types of root vegetables, when grown under protective coverings.

First Frost Date
Mid August
Last Frost Date
Early June
Growing Season Days
Average Annual Rainfall
14 inches
Average Summer Temperature
Average Winter Temperature
Zone Min Temperature
-45°F to -50°F
Annual Sunshine Hours

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