USDA LogoThe USDA Plant Hardiness Map that we all rely on reflects the most recent temperature trends and winter lows. You may have noticed that the Albuquerque area is becoming warmer and we frequently exhibit a "heat island" effect. This new map takes all that into consideration. The map is interactive so you can find the zone for your area by entering your zipcode.

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Here's an image of the map for New Mexico. Go to to view this and other maps at different resolutions.

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