Alan's favourite fruit crops for pots - blueberries

Alan’s pick of the best fruit crops for containers

Alan Titchmarsh chooses his favourite fruiting crops for pots.

When growing your own fruit, the secret to success is to choose fruits that will crop well in your area and your conditions, and be as generous as you can when it comes to their welfare. If there’s one thing that all fruit-producing plants need it’s is an abundance of food and drink. Drought and hunger are the prime causes of failure, whether you are cultivating an extensive orchard or just a few pots.

It stands to reason, then, that that large pots filled with good compost offer fruiting plants the best chance of producing a good yield.

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