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Plants are grown in containers for many reasons. The increasing number of people who live in flats or home units must, by necessity, do their gardening on windowsills or balconies. Here is your guide to growing vegetables in containers. Ensure you use good quality potting mix, like Yates Premium Potting Mix and feed well with Yates Thrive Fish Blood & Bone Plant Food Concentrate to help boost growth and maintain healthy plants.

VEGETABLES

MOST SUITABLE VARIETIES

RECOMMENDED MIN, DEPTH OF CONTAINER

Cabbage

Sugarloaf

25 cm

Capsicum

All

40 cm

Carrot

Baby

25 cm

 

Chantenay

25 cm

Chilli

Burke’s Backyard Thai

25 cm

Cress

Curled Cress

10 cm

Cucumber

Lebanese

40 cm

Eggplant

All

40 cm

Herbs

Many types

20 cm

Lettuce

Cos

25 cm

 

Mignonette

25 cm

 

Buttercrunch

25 cm

Onion

Spring or Straight Leaf

20 cm

Pumpkin

Golden Nugget

30 cm

Radish

All

20 cm

Rocket

All

30 cm

Silver beet

Fordhook Giant

25 cm

 

Compact

25 cm

Tomato

Small Fry

30 cm

 

Tiny Tim

30 cm

 

Roma

30 cm

Zucchini

Blackjack

40 cm

 

Greyzini

40 cm

 

Lebanese

40 cm


Related products

Yates Premium Potting Mix

A premium potting mix, ideal for all potted plants and shrubs, including ornamentals, fruit trees, vegies and herbs.


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