Everyone dreams about growing fruit trees in garden containers. How fun to see them grow, pick them when they are ripe and eat them in all their fresh deliciousness. Imagine how fresh, no pesticides, how fresh no sitting in a truck and being transported these fruits will be.
You can grow a vase selection of fruits in garden containers. Tree fruits, citrus & tropical fruits can all be grown not only in garden planters but indoors. If you are up to the challenge growing your own food can be so rewarding. And, cheaper!
The first place to start is always finding a garden container. Always go for planters with drain holes, make sure the planter is large enough and find containers that meet your decor needs. Next is to learn how to maintain the type of fruit you choose and then find seeds or starter plants.
Below is the list of the ones recommended for containers:
Wouldn't it be great to step out onto your patio or balcony and pick a juicy orange, lemon, kiwi, or other fruit and savor its fresh taste?
Growing container fruit outside in the summer, then inside in the winter is a rewarding and exciting pastime. Right now many nurseries are full of bare root plants for purchase and the increase in interest of doing so has never been higher. The greater availability of good-quality miniature varieties is a big factor.
Many people like growing citrus plants for their sweet flowering fragrance and their colorful gems of orange and golden fruit. Citrus Meyer Lemon and Calamondin Orange are favorites. The Meyer Lemon is know for its flavorful fruit, and once you've tasted one, growing back to regular table lemons is almost impossible. The Orange, is prized for its attractiveness, small miniature size and abundant growth. Of course harvesting them for orange marmalade is a must.
In other Arizona Potteryblog entries we have discussed the care of potted fruit trees in detailed terms so here lets just sum up. Citrus plants should not be over watered. Give them plenty of sunshine year round and grow them in terracotta pots so the roots have a chance to dry down.
Planting citrus trees in garden planters is a exciting and popular trend that you should try.