Interactive Gardening and Plant Hardiness Zone Map for Nova Scotia, Canada

Using historical climate data this interactive hardiness zone map created by Plantmaps covers the province of Nova Scotia which ranges from Zone 5a to Zone 8a.

Hardiness Zone 7a

0°F to 5°F

Hardiness Zone 7b

5°F to 10°F

Hardiness Zone 8a

10°F to 15°F

Hardiness Zone 6b

-5°F to 0°F

Hardiness Zone 6a

-10°F to -5°F

Hardiness Zone 5b

-15°F to -10°F

Hardiness Zone 5a

-20°F to -15°F

What are Hardiness Zones, Gardening Zones, Growing Zones and Plant Zones?

Hardiness Zones, Gardening Zones, Growing Zones and Plant Zones refer to defined geographic regions that can support specific plants, flowers and trees. The zones define a minimum range of temperatures that a plant or tree can survive safely in that zone. The most commonly used Hardiness Zones were defined by the USDA. This map applies the USDA hardiness zone classifications to zones in Canada derived from historical climate records available from the National Climate Data Archive.

Zone Maps for Adjacent Provinces and States

Maine Zone Map
New Brunswick Zone Map
New Foundland Zone Map
Prince Edward Island Zone Map

Other Interactive Gardening Maps and Data for Nova Scotia

  • Nova Scotia Drought Monitor Map
  • Nova Scotia Last Frost Date Map
    Nova Scotia First Frost Date Map
    Map of Nova Scotia Record High/Low Temperatures

    Zoom to Major Cities in Nova Scotia

    Zoom to Amherst, NS Hardiness Zone 5bAmherst - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Antigonish, NS Hardiness Zone 5bAntigonish - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Aylesford, NS Hardiness Zone 6aAylesford - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to Beaver Island, NS Hardiness Zone  Beaver Island - Hardiness Zone
    Zoom to Bedford, NS Hardiness Zone 6bBedford - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Belmont, NS Hardiness Zone 5bBelmont - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Canso, NS Hardiness Zone 6bCanso - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Cheticamp, NS Hardiness Zone 6bCheticamp - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Dartmouth, NS Hardiness Zone 6bDartmouth - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Debert, NS Hardiness Zone 5bDebert - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Dominion, NS Hardiness Zone  Dominion - Hardiness Zone
    Zoom to Elmsdale, NS Hardiness Zone 6aElmsdale - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to Freeport, NS Hardiness Zone 7aFreeport - Hardiness Zone 7a
    Zoom to Glace Bay, NS Hardiness Zone 6bGlace Bay - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Grand Etang, NS Hardiness Zone 6bGrand Etang - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Greenwood, NS Hardiness Zone 6aGreenwood - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to Halifax, NS Hardiness Zone 6bHalifax - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Hebron, NS Hardiness Zone 7aHebron - Hardiness Zone 7a
    Zoom to Ingonish, NS Hardiness Zone 6bIngonish - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Kejimkujik National Park, NS Hardiness Zone 5bKejimkujik National Park - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Kentville, NS Hardiness Zone 6aKentville - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to Lunenburg, NS Hardiness Zone 6aLunenburg - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to MacCan, NS Hardiness Zone 5bMacCan - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Maitland, NS Hardiness Zone 5bMaitland - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Middleton, NS Hardiness Zone 6aMiddleton - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to New Glasgow, NS Hardiness Zone 5bNew Glasgow - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to New Waterford, NS Hardiness Zone 6bNew Waterford - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to North Sydney, NS Hardiness Zone 6aNorth Sydney - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to Port Hawkesbury, NS Hardiness Zone 6bPort Hawkesbury - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Sable Island, NS Hardiness Zone  Sable Island - Hardiness Zone
    Zoom to Shearwater, NS Hardiness Zone 6bShearwater - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Springhill, NS Hardiness Zone 5aSpringhill - Hardiness Zone 5a
    Zoom to Sydney, NS Hardiness Zone 6aSydney - Hardiness Zone 6a
    Zoom to Sydney Mines, NS Hardiness Zone 6bSydney Mines - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Truro, NS Hardiness Zone 5bTruro - Hardiness Zone 5b
    Zoom to Tusket, NS Hardiness Zone 7aTusket - Hardiness Zone 7a
    Zoom to Wedgeport, NS Hardiness Zone 7aWedgeport - Hardiness Zone 7a
    Zoom to Western Head, NS Hardiness Zone 6bWestern Head - Hardiness Zone 6b
    Zoom to Yarmouth, NS Hardiness Zone 7aYarmouth - Hardiness Zone 7a