There are several varieties of the trees to grow in pots, and I’ve listed some here. Not only are they easy to keep and look good, but they can also be moved from one location to another quite easily. They provide you with a place to grow your favorite vegetables, herbs or flowers. In this article I’ll tell you how to choose the best trees to grow in pots.
A container garden can become an art project. It is so much easier to experiment with the various growing techniques when you can have something to work on in the privacy of your own home. Potted herbs are usually very easy to grow, but just about any container plant will do well in the right growing environment. Just remember that you’ll probably need to buy some pots or containers to get started.
This plant originated in Central America, and it’s now naturalized in parts of South America, too. It was nearly extinct in the wild, but it was brought back from extinction through scientific breeding. The fruit is large and dark green. It has a bitter taste, like tequila or vinegar, but its scent is rather pungent and pleasant.
This shady plant originated in Asia, and it’s now naturalized in parts of the United States and in some parts of Africa. It originated as an ornamental grass. It’s best to not prune this plant, since it can become very woody. The color of the leaves changes, too, from golden to maroon. It prefers full sunlight, so try to keep your container garden location at least 6 feet from trees. If you move your container garden frequently, you should buy a container that matches its habit of moving with the seasons.
This is a perennial that grows well in container gardening, but it does do better in the soil of your home. It’s a deciduous plant, so it will bloom for only one year. Some varieties have fine hard leaves, and others grow bushy. Both varieties look great when planted in groups, with their pretty flowers hanging in your container garden.
This tree likes full sun, but you need to provide it with at least partially shade during the hottest part of the day. This tree doesn’t usually do well in acidic soils. It needs well-drained soil, and if it’s in an area with a lot of weeds it may die out. This is a deciduous tree, so it will bloom for two years. It’s a good choice for container gardeners because it’s easy to keep trim, and it has pretty flowers.
This tree does well in containers, both redwood and cypress. It’s a bit expensive, but it’s worth it for the beautiful fragrance it produces, especially in spring. This deciduous tree needs well drained soil, and it can sometimes become a pest due to over planting. It’s best to leave it alone during the winter, until it establishes itself again.
This is one of the best evergreen shrubs you can buy. It does require full sunlight, and you should prune it accordingly. It grows up to seven feet, and it will bloom for four years. This deciduous plant is quite versatile, and it fits in just about anywhere it lands. It will grow in a container garden, in a back garden, or in the front yard if you grow it for its foliage. It’s a wonderful container plant, and you’ll be glad you planted it.
This tree doesn’t like to be planted directly in the sunlight, so you may want to put it in a container instead. It has nice elegant pink flowers that will fill your home in spring. This deciduous plant does well in containers, both redwood and container burgundy. It has dark green foliage, and it’s good for keeping throughout the year. This is one of the best trees to grow in pots.
This is one of the best deciduous trees to grow in pots. It prefers full sun, and you don’t need to supplement it with any additional heat or water. The leaves are dark green and shiny, and it’s a great accent plant to have in any area. If you want the best growth of the shrub you get, you should prune often. It will fill your container garden up quite nicely, and you’ll find it a great place to sit out in the yard when the weather is bad.
These are just a few of the many exotic plants you can grow, and the best trees to use for container gardening. Whatever tree you choose, you’ll need to make sure it has a strong support system, and it’s ready for some time spent in your container garden. There isn’t any fertilizer involved with most of them, other than what the soil in your container offers. Be sure to check with the nursery you buy them from to know what to expect in your area.