Small Garden Ideas: Grow Fruit Trees in Containers

Everyone is not fortunate enough to have a lavish, spacious garden and this problem can make most of the people disappointed and helpless. But, now with the help of some of this amazing idea urbanites can too grow fruits in a samll space without much pain.
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If you are not aware of dwarf variety of citrus tress then, it is really sad. Yes, there are dwarf citrus trees that you can grow in a small area and enjoy fresh fruit. They are not only beautiful but, they can also be bountiful. The most popular dwarf citrus fruits are Meyer Lemon, Calamondin, and Dwarf Kaffa Lime Tree.

Note: Inspect the plants when it arrives to be sure the packing material is still moist and the roots are in good shape and in good condition. As with any bare-root plants, make sure the roots never dry out before planting.

How To Plant ?

Use any kind of container as long as it has drainage holes and is an adequate size for the tree – 10 to 16 inches in diameter.
Fill the container with a light, well-drained potting mixture. Make a small mound in the center of pot and arrange the roots over the mound. Cover the roots with soil and tamp in lightly.
Leave the stake in place to help the tree remain sturdy while the roots become established.
Place in full sun, southern exposure.
Water to keep the soil moist, but not soggy.
Fertilize with a formula high in nitrogen with trace minerals.
The one compromise with container fruit trees: They rarely bear as much fruit as their planted counterpart. On the plus side, the fruit usually appears a season or so ahead of trees planted in the garden.


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