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Growing Indoor Plants Outdoors

Hardiness Zones

Before you start: This guide has been very useful in helping us transition "indoor" plants outside, and we hope it's useful for you, too!
However, there are many other factors influencing growth and the ability of a plant to tolerate or thrive in an environment that also need to be considered. It's best to research the plant type, learn where it's from and understand the conditions it needs to thrive.
We also recommend making transition in spring when temperatures are mild - never in the middle of winter or summer. Potential exposure to sun, cold, wind and altitude need to be carefully considered.

nz plant hardiness zone map 

How to Use

Hardiness zones provide a guide for gardeners by helping them determine which plants are able to tolerate the temperatures in their specific area. The zones are determined by the average annual minimum winter temperature of their geographical location.

1. Determine your hardiness zone by searching your location on the list below

2. Identify the hardiness of the plant type you have by Google searching the plants name followed by "hardiness zone"

3. If your hardiness zone is number is higher than the hardiness of your plant, you can consider transitioning this plant into your garden.

For example, you live in Auckland (zone 10b) and would like to keep your Fiddle Leaf Fig outside. The Fiddle Leaf Fig has a hardiness of 10-12, and Auckland has a hardiness zone of 10b. In the right position, this plant should thrive.

 

NEW ZEALAND PLANT HARDINESS ZONES

 

Ashburton Zone 9b: lows of -3.9°C to -1.1°C
Auckland Zone 10b: lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Blenheim Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Cambridge Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Christchurch Zone 9a:
lows of -6.7°C to -3.9°C
Dunedin Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Feilding Zone 9b:
lows of -3.9°C to -1.1°C
Gisborne Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Greymouth Zone 9b:
lows of -3.9°C to -1.1°C
Hamilton Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Hastings Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Havelock North Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Hawera Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Invercargill Zone 9a:
lows of -6.7°C to -3.9°C
Levin Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Lower Hutt Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Masterton Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Napier Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Nelson Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
New Plymouth Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Oamaru Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Palmerston North Zone 9b:
lows of -3.9°C to -1.1°C
Paraparaumu Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Porirua Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Pukekohe Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Queenstown Zone 8b:
lows of -9.4°C to -6.7°C
Rangiora Zone 9a:
lows of -6.7°C to -3.9°C
Richmond Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Rolleston Zone 9a:
lows of -6.7°C to -3.9°C
Rotorua Zone 9b:
lows of -3.9°C to -1.1°C
Taupo Zone 9b:
lows of -3.9°C to -1.1°C
Tauranga Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Te Awamutu Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Timaru Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Tokoroa Zone 9b:
lows of -3.9°C to -1.1°C
Upper Hutt Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Waikanae Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Wellington Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C
Whakatane Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Whanganui Zone 10a:
lows of -1.1°C to 1.7°C
Whangarei Zone 10b:
lows of 1.7°C to 4.4°C

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