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List of Crops for Containers

List of  vegetables, fruit and herbs suitable for growing in Pots, Containers, Hanging Baskets and Growbags

 

Types of Containers

 

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Many fruit, herbs and vegetables, including trees, can be grown in pots or containers, provided the pots are the right size and a little thought is given to the variety of crop chosen.

Below is a list of crops which are most suitable for crowing in containers.

Full instructions for growing specific vegetables in containers are given on the individual crop growing pages on this site. Items in red are best grown singly in larger pots ( +30-60cm/1-2 ft in diameter and depth). 

Key:  SP = small pots   HB = Hanging Baskets

List of vegetables which can be grown in pots

Aubergines
Bean - Climbing
Bean - Dwarf  (SP, HB)
Bean - French
Bean - Runner
Beet (leaf)
Beetroot
Bell Peppers
Broccoli
Cabbage 
Calabrese 
Capsicum (peppers)
Carrots
Cauliflower

Chicory 
Chillies
Courgette
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Endive 
Garlic
Kale 
Kohl Rabi
Land Cress (SP, HB)
Leaf Beet
Lettuce (loose leaf SP, HB)
Mange Tout
Marrow  and Squash
Pak Choy
Peas
Peppers (Sweet)
Potatoes
Radish
Radicchio
Seakale 
Spinach
Spring Onions
Sweet Peppers
Swiss chard
Tomatoes (dwarf SP, HB)
Turnips
Zucchini
     

List of fruit which can be grown in pots

Full instructions for growing specific fruit in containers are given on the individual crop pages on this site. Most are best grown  in very large pots +60cm/2ft in diameter and depth and all top fruit trees should be dwarf varieties.

 Fruit Trees & Vines (Top Fruit)

Fruit Bushes & Plants (Soft Fruit)

Apricot
Apple
Cherry
Damson
Fig
Greengage
Kiwi
Nectarine
Peach
Pear
Plum

Blackberry
Blackcurrant
Blueberry
Boysenberry
Cranberry
Gooseberry
Loganberry
Raspberry
Redcurrant
Rhubarb
Strawberry (SP, HB)
Tayberry
Whitecurrant  
       

List of Herbs which can be grown in pots

Most herbs are suitable for growing in containers -  many in small pots and hanging baskets. See individual growing pages for details.

 

 

 

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