USDA Hardiness Zones
The following specialists in the Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, con-tributed to the development of this publication: Marcia Eames-Sheavly, Marvin Pritts,Craig Cramer, Lori Bushway, Ian Merwin, and Richard Reisinger. Steven McKay, acommercial fruit specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension in the Hudson Valley,also shared his expertise.Recipe for training young trees (page 28) adapted from materials by Terence Robinsonand Steve Hoying.
Average MinimumZoneTemperature Range
3a-40 to -35F-37 to -40C3b-35 to -30F-34 to -37C4a-30 to -25F-32 to -34C4b-25 to -20F-29 to -32C5a-20 to -15F-26 to -29C5b-15 to -10F-23 to -26C6a-10 to -5F-21 to -23C6b-5 to 0F-18 to -21C7a0 to 5F-15 to -18C