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Zone 9: Types of Plants to Grow in USDA Hardiness Zone 9

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Feb 9, 2022 • 4 min read

The United States Department of Agriculture separates the US into thirteen climate-based growing zones (called hardiness zones) to determine which plants thrive in different areas. According to the USDA Hardiness Zone Map, Zone 9—located in the southern region of the US—features mild temperature ranges perfect for growing various plants. Read on for a planting guide for Zone 9 plants.