No Yard? 3 Fruits You Can Grow in Pot!

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No Yard? 3 Fruits You Can Grow in Pot!

While gardening is taking off, some people don’t have yards. For those that can’t grow a garden outside, there are a few plants that can be grown indoors.
3 Fruits To Grow In Pots No Yard Required
Strawberries are one of the most superb plants to grow in pots. They simply need between six to eight hours of sunlight (real or artificial from grow lights).The berries should be planted in early spring, especially if there has been a cold winter. Ideally, as soon as the soil is warm enough to work with. However, if strawberries are being grown inside they can be planted at any time of the year. A couple of tips for growing them in a container includes having a soil pH between 5.3 and 6.5 (slightly acidic) and watering frequently up until the roots have developed.Raw strawberries have a load of vitamin C. One serving of strawberries has enough vitamin C for the day. There’s also some iron (necessary for blood to carry oxygen correctly) and sodium. Dietary fiber is another nutrient in strawberries.

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Another fruit that can be grown in a container is lemons. Libson and ponderosa dwarf are two of the best varieties to grow in a container. Lemons also require constant and regular water. If they dry up, the leaves will fall off. A slow release fertilizer is also a good idea for lemons in containers.

Lemon trees in containers are much more susceptible to sucker branches, which will try to take over the tree. They grow at the bottom of the tree. If seen, it must be pruned ASAP. They are also much more vulnerable to cold. They cannot tolerate even mild cold.

However, lemons contain a lot of vitamin C, which is needed for healthy cells. Iron is also available from lemons, as is a small percent of vitamins A and E. No cholesterol is in lemons.

A final fruit that grows in containers is apples! While known for small amounts of cyanide and arscenic in the seeds, apples are another source of vitamin C. On average, an apple has about thirteen grams of sugar (natural, of course). Fiber is also in an apple.

Growing an apple tree in a container can be difficult. A P-22, M-27, M-9, or M-26 variety of tree will grow best. Depending on the variety, the seeds will need to chill between one hundred to six hundred hours at twenty five degrees below zero (Fahrenheit). Insulate the pot, though; the roots need to be warmer. Water initially and when dry to the touch after the seeds germinate. Prune correctly (a diagram can be found online).

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