Vegetables and Fruit for Container Gardens
If you dwarf your rootstocks, you can grow apple trees in containers.
Cucumbers need lots of water and a large container.
Varieties of cherries do especially well in sandy soil and containers that are about 18 inches deep.
Use a tough container to restrain those fig roots.
Eggplants do well with frequent fertilizings.
Lettuce needs frequent feedings and waterings.
Summer squash does especially well in containers.
With the assistance of stakes and deep holders, many varieties of tomatoes do well in containers.
Spinach likes organically rich soil.
Cabbage grows well from seed and likes rich compost.
Cauliflower heads need lots of room, and small varieties do best in containers.
Most bean types don’t like frost, so bring your containers indoors in the winter.
Radishes grow quickly and easily.
Blueberries grow nicely in containers, but need warm summer in order for berries to ripen.
You can select from a variety of potato types, and they grow easily.
Turnips like full or partial sun. Harvest your turnips promptly.
For your containers, be sure to use a dwarfing rootstock such as Pixy.
Even some shorter varieties of corn such as Sugar Buns and Quickie grow well in containers.