Zone 9 include some of the warmest areas in the United States. To find if you live in this area, use this US Dept. of Agriculture hardiness zone map here. States like Arizona, California, as well as parts of Texas & Florida are included in these areas. It may seem that nothing can grow in these places, but that’s not true. There are tons of vegetables and fruits that you can grow. We put together a list of veggies and fruits that you can grow in zone 9.
Fruits/ Berries That Grow in Zone 9
Low chill pears
Pineapple, guavas, and pomegranates
Beans That Grow in Zone 9
Greens That Grow in Zone 9
Cabbage Plants That Grow in Zone 9
Root Vegetables That Grow in Zone 9
As you can see, you can grow quite a bit of food in these warmer areas. The trick is to read the back of your seed packages to see when and for how long you should grow your veggies. I created this handy guide for Zones 9 to give an outline of what you can grow.