Not only the vegetables but fruits can be grown in containers too. Here are 14 best fruits to grow in pots.
Buy a disease-free potted plant from a reputed nursery or online and start in a small to medium sized pot (3-5 gallons) and then repot the plant gradually into one or two sized bigger pots than the root ball of the plant. A 20-25 gallon size pot is an ideal one for a fruit tree in the container.
Best Fruits to Grow in Pots
USDA Zones: 8-11, *can be grown in cooler zones with care in winter
Lemon trees have adapted themselves for container gardening. However, it is tropical fruit, but gardeners in cold climates are also successfully growing this tangy and sour fruit in containers. Almost all the varieties are suitable, but there are some that grows best in specific conditions.
USDA Zones: 3-10
Strawberries are without a doubt one of the best fruits to grow in pots. The best about growing strawberries in containers is they are easy to grow, don’t require large pots or space and you can grow on your small urban balcony. You can also try to grow strawberries in tropics in winters.
USDA Zones: 3-9
Dwarf apple trees are very suitable for growing in pots, and you can even keep them on a balcony or small terrace. When growing an apple tree in such a small space, it would be better if you choose a self-fertile variety so that you don’t need to grow more than one plant.