Don’t have a lot of space in your garden or balcony but wanna grow fresh fruits? Not to worry, because it’s absolutely possible! Today we’ll introduce you to 10 of the best fruits to grow in containers. These fruit shrubs and trees don’t require a lot of space and can thrive in the smallest of patches…including pots and containers! So put on your gardening gloves, grab some pots and containers, and plant those fruit trees!

10 Fruits to Grow in Containers

#1. Lemon Tree

lemon tree in pot

Although lemons are a tropical fruit, most gardeners have had amazing luck growing them in way colder regions directly in a pot! Click here to find out how to grow a lemon tree in a pot!

#2. Strawberries

strawberries in pots

Strawberries are one of the most fun and easiest fruit bushes you can grow, and they’ll give you the sweetest of fruits! Find out more on how to grow strawberries in a pot.

#3. Apple Tree

red apple tree in pot

Apple trees don’t just belong in an orchard: they fit right into a pot in your small garden as well! Make sure to choose a dwarf or semi-dwarf variety and it’ll grow in no time! Find out more on how to grow an apple tree!

#4. Pomegranates

pomegranate tree

You’d think pomegranates would be difficult to grow, but believe it or not, they’re quite adaptable and can be easily grown in pots even in cooler climates. Check out how to grow pomegranates from seed.

#5. Figs

fig tree in pot

Even if you live in a cooler area, figs will happily grow quickly during warm summers. Simply plant them in the spring, and they’ll reward you with their sweet fruit in early fall! Find out more on how to grow figs.

#6. Raspberries & Blueberries

raspberries in a pot

Raspberries and blueberries are a bushy fruit variety that grow well in warmer and cooler areas. Perfect for container growth, raspberries and blueberries don’t require too much care. Learn more on how to grow raspberries and how to grow blueberries.

#7. Cherry Tree


You’d be surprised to learn that you can actually grow your very own cherry tree in a pot pretty easily! Just make sure to choose the right variety and you’re well on your way to growing delicious red cherries! Learn more on how to grow a cherry tree from seeds.

#8. Watermelon

watermelon plant

Watermelons make growing fruit oh-so-fun! Just like pineapples, watermelons take longer to grow, but are well worth the wait! Learn more on how to grow watermelon from seeds.

#9. Tangerines

tangerines in pot

Grow your very own tangerine tree with our easy to follow guide! Learn more on how to grow tangerines in pots!

#10. Pineapple

pineapple in the ground

Pineapple is another tropical fruit that is easily grown directly in a pot. Although it may take a while (patience is key here), there is no greater satisfaction than harvesting a beautiful pineapple fruit! Learn more on how to grow your own pineapple plant.

Happy Planting!

fruits to grow in containers