zones - Knowledgebase Question

Northfield, VT (Zone 4)
Question by lady65grace
May 16, 2007
I have been told I am zone4 why are trees listed as zone5and6 sold in my area wil they survive? I would like to plant Japaneese Maples and weeping cheeries.


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Answer from NGA
May 16, 2007

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Your zip codes places you in USDA winter hardiness zone 4, yes. Unfortunately, even with a sheltered microclimate it is unlikely that plants rated hardy to zone 5 would survive your winters and even less likely that plants rated hardy to zone 6 would survive. Weeping cherries and Japanese maples would not be good choices for zone 4 due to winter hardiness issues. I'm sorry I can't be more encouraging.

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