2 1. What is a climate zone?24 zones in the region from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Each zone has certain temperatures, rainfall amounts, snow amounts, and weather patterns that effect plant growth.
10 7. MicroclimatesThe local terrain can change the climate in a zone. Hillsides, slopes, lowland – all affect the climate.
11 8. What is the climate zone for Battle Ground? 6
12 9. How long is the growing season in the Portland area? 280 Days
13 10. What does maritime climate mean? Climate influenced by the ocean.Milder temperatures, plentiful rainfall.
14 11. Why is it important to know the climate zone you live in? Determines which plants can grow there.
15 12. List a tree with red foliage (leaves) that can grow in BG 12. List a tree with red foliage (leaves) that can grow in BG. List common and sci. name.Japanese MapleAcer palmatum
16 13. List a tree that tolerates shade that can grow in BG 13. List a tree that tolerates shade that can grow in BG. List common and sci. name.DogwoodCornus sp.
17 14. What is the scientific name for the Pansy? (Genus and species) Viola wittrockiana
18 15. How much sun does the Pansy need 15. How much sun does the Pansy need? Look under “P”, like an encyclopedia.Varies by species
19 16. Is the Pansy an annual or a perennial? Perennial, but usually grown as an annual.
20 17. The pansies are listed as V. species, (V for Viola) 17. The pansies are listed as V. species, (V for Viola).The main species we grow is wittrockiana. What zones will this species grow in?All Zones