The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Arizona Climate Zones and their Application to Growing Plants

Author: 
Schuch, Ursula K.
Publication Date: 
August 2015
Publication Number: 
az1673-2015
Pages: 
6 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
This publication explains how climate zones can assist in selecting appropriate plant material for different locations in Arizona. Climate zone maps include the USDA Hardiness Zone Map, the American Horticulture Society Heat Zone Map, and the Sunset climate zones. Arizona cities and commonly used landscape plants are listed with their classification according to the three climate zone maps.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1673
Keyword: 
hardiness zone
heat zone
climate zones
landscape plant
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Gardening/Horticulture
Plant Production/Crops