At Arizona Pottery we have always loved sharing tips on all
the different types of fruits and vegetables you can grow is garden
containers. Today we would like to offer
a few tips on potted peaches.
As with any potted fruit tree there are many things to
consider. Whether to buy a bare root
tree or a potted tree, the right kind of tree, the pot to plant the tree into,
fertilizer and weather conditions etc.
We think you get the idea here.
Since we donít have enough space to cover every thing to consider we
thought we would hit a few highlights.
First, decide what type of peach tree you want. Remember when looking to pot a tree you need
to consider a dwarf style. These will grow
to a height of 6 feet and still produce full size fruit. This way they wonít outgrow your garden pot
and need repotting.
When selecting a tree we love the lightweight poly resin
planters that we sell. They come in huge sizes, 32 colors and are easy to
move. Place the pot you select where you
want to keep it. Fill the bottom of the
container with gravel for good drainage.
Then add loamy compost soil half way up the side. Place the new tree into the planter and fill
in with top soil.
Make sure you place the garden container in a spot that gets
full sun with protection from cold winds.
You will need approximately 7 or more hours of sun a day. We think a potted tree that is started at a
local nursery is the easy way to go. Then all you need to do is take it home
and repot it into a decorative garden planter that matches your home and landscape
Lastly, when it comes to taking the best care of your potted
peach tree we suggest googling the best way to prune and fertilize the
tree. There is no point in making this
kind of investment of time and money if you donít take care of all the little
How many folks do you know that have a potted peach tree in
their yard or patio area? Well you can
be the first by following the above easy directions.