To find your growing zone (for cold tolerance) anywhere
in the US, please consult the officialUSDA
Zone Map. Use your "back" button to return to the catalog.
In North Carolina, depending on your specific location
AND ALTITUDE, you could be in zone 6a to zone 8b. In general, the mountains
are zone 6. If you live above 4000 ft elevation, you might even want
consider zone 5 plants. If you live at the edge of the mountains, you
are closer to zone 7a. The Piedmont and coast will be zone 7b, with
patches of zone 8 along the coast.