Hardiness zone

What is a hardiness zone?

A hardiness zone refers to several key parameters that describe the climate. The amount of precipitation, the average temperature during the coldest month, the number of frost-free days are examples of parameters that come into play in the calculation of the hardiness zone. In Canada, this scale is graduated between 0 and 9, 0 being the coldest. The hardiness zone gives an idea of the vegetation that could be found on a territory.


Here is the map of the hardiness zones of Canada

But more precisely, here is the one from Quebec...

We note that the hardiness zones in Quebec range from 0a to 6b. To know your hardiness zone, click on the link here.