Love growing plants? Why not add fruit trees on your list! Nothing turns a balcony, a city rooftop, or a patio into a lush green paradise than potted trees laden with juicy fruits. Choose your favorite from this list of best Fruits You Can Grow in Balcony and bring a structure to your little open space.
Best Fruits You Can Grow in Balcony
Botanical Name: Malus domestica
Height/Spread: 6-8/2-4 feet
An apple a day keeps a doctor away, so how about growing this in your balcony!
Botanical Name: Cyanococcus
Height/Spread: Depends on the variety
You can even plant blueberries in hanging baskets.
Botanical Name: Fragaria × ananassa
Height/Spread: 1-2 feet
When it comes to fruits for small space, strawberry is best, and you can grow it in any climate as an annual.
Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca
Height/Spread: 6-7/2-4 feet
As dwarf apricot varieties don’t grow tall, they’re a perfect specimen for growing in a patio pot.
Botanical Name: Prunus subg. Prunus
Height/Spread: 5-7/2-4 feet
Grow plums not only for juicy fruits but also for their gorgeous display of flowers. Pixy, Johnson, and St. Julien A are the best varieties to grow.
A sunny balcony, with 6-7 hours of sunlight, will keep the plants thriving.
Botanical Name: Citrus × limon
Height/Spread: 3-6/2-4 feet
A Dwarf lemon plant can be the best focal point of your balcony, looking charming with glossy, oblong leaves, fragrant flowers, and juicy fruits!
Botanical Name: Citrus
Height/Spread: 4-5/2-4 feet
You can grow citrus trees easily in pots–Oranges, kumquats, calamondin, and limequats, to name a few.
Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus
Height/Spread: 3-5/1-2 feet
Raspberry bushes are a perfect fruit plant to grow on a deck garden. There are many short cultivars available.
Use well-draining soil and water the plants regularly.
Botanical Name: Psidium guajava
Height/Spread: 5-8/2-4 feet
If you live in a hot climate (USDA Zones 9-11), grow a guava tree on your terrace. It will look good in a pot and provide privacy as well.
Botanical Name: Prunus persica
Height/Spread: 5-6/2-3 feet
You can reduce a dwarf peach tree to 6 feet height and relish homegrown peaches in your patio garden. Growing it is easy!
Give it full sunlight and protect the fruits from fleece.
Botanical Name: Musa
Height/Spread: 4-12/ 5-7 feet
The banana tree may not be appropriate for a balcony, but growing it in a pot is possible in a patio and rooftop garden.
Height/Spread: 6-9/2-4 feet
A balcony with good air circulation can be a great place to grow avocados! Opt for Wurtz or Little Cado varieties.