It is not necessarily that you need a large garden to grow fruits. You can make use of the small space and grow fruits inside. However, you should only consider dwarf varieties (for size) that mature at a faster rate when doing this. Also, go for grafted varieties since they can remain small without lowering the potential production. Fruit trees enhance the beauty of your home, and growing dwarf varieties can provide fresh fruits for your family and clean the air for your home. Isn’t that a win-win for everyone? However, it’s not all types of trees that can grow indoors. Besides, despite being a dwarf tree, it requires regular pruning to keep it in the desired size.
Here are five fruit trees that you can grow indoors. Dive in!
Since they are temperate fruits, growing strawberries indoors can, at times, be pretty challenging. They require at least 6 hours of direct sunlight. When grown indoors, you can supplement this by putting them under a minimum of 12 hours of LED plant light. Use proper potting mix for optimum production.
Passion fruit vines produce delicious fruits for consumers, can be used to decorate patios and outdoor spaces and can offer a sense of decoration to your home when grown indoors.
With little space, growing dwarf lime trees can be an excellent idea. They grow into manageable sizes and produce many fruits when cared for well. However, since you do not want bees in your house, pollination can, at times, be a challenge. You can also use limes to decorate your home and balcony.
Avocado farming is one of the most rewarding agribusinesses that has gained popularity throughout the country. Growing Hass avocado as houseplants is easy. However, you need to select the right seedlings and container or pot to use. Standard and semi-dwarf avocado trees grow tall and cannot make excellent indoor plants. Ensure that you place them in an area that receives bright sunlight.
Fresh peaches are delicious fruits that you will love adding to your meal. Although they are temperate plants, peaches can also perform well indoors or on patios. Put loamy soil in large pots and plant your seedlings. Try it today!
Other fruits that you can grow in your compound include:
Although it’s labor-intensive, growing fruit trees can be pretty interesting. However, you need to select the right varieties, choose proper containers or pots.
Are you planning to grow fruits in your compound or on your patio? Oxfarm offers high-quality dwarf seedlings to help you enhance your indoor gardening experience.