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Hi Whiteflowers, I am growing a dwarf apricot in a large pot 18in high and at least as deep as suggested by my supplier. As you can see, dwarf fruit trees need to be planted quite deep, so it depends on how deep your raised bed will be. I would recommend you plant them in a pot, in a mixture of compost and garden soil, that way you could move them around if necessary.
I agree with Sue - it would be much better to plant them in a large pot or tub - if you grow them in your raised beds it wouldn't do them any good to have other plants growing around them, and that would be such a waste of the surface area of your bed.
I planted a cherry tree a couple of months back, sits raised in a cornet with a dry stone wall in front of it the garden wall making the other 2 sides. It seems happy the raised bed drains fairly well, GC reckoned it would be fine for around 20 years after that, well it might struggle as it would be getting into wetter ground. If you have the room why not? A few bumps and banks and hollows makes for an interesting garden.