Several Dozen Vegetables and Fruits You Can Grow In Containers

Container gardening and worried you're only going to grow baby greens? Hardly. You can grow a great many different things in planters; I'm sure many of which will surprise you.

 

Fruiting Trees (use a variety that is suited to being grown in a pot)

Kumquats

Avocados

Apples

Pomegranates

Cherries

Figs

Pears

Dwarf Oranges

Grapefruit

Tangerines

Meyer Lemons

Limes

Bananas

Guavas

Papayas

 

Fruits

Blueberries

Blackberries

Pineapples

Strawberries

Melons

 

Vegetables

Tomatoes

Summer Squash

Winter Squash

Bell Peppers

Hot Peppers

Cucumbers

Kale

Arugula

Spinach

Collard Greens

Swiss Chard

Mustard Greens

Lettuces

Peas

Beans

Broccoli

Cauliflower

Bok Choy

Corn

 

Roots

Potatoes

Beets

Carrots

Kohlrabi

Rutabagas

Celeriac

Parsnips

Jerusalem Artichoke

Turnips

 

Herbs

Just about any herb will grow well in a container.

 

Mushrooms

Not necessarily a container, but they can be grown effectively in a very small space.

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