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pot grown berries

Postby ateca » Sat Jun 17, 2006 3:16 pm

Is it possible to grow blackberries and raspberries in pots? if so what size pot would be best..
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Postby Ann » Sat Jun 17, 2006 4:02 pm

Raspberries need a cool root run so maybe it would be too hot for pots there, but no doubt there is someone who lives in the area. Blackberries may have the same problem. I tried here, but the summer heat decimated them. :cry: :cry:
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Thnx

Postby ateca » Sat Jun 17, 2006 4:06 pm

Thank you ann for your reply, I've never grown them before so your info is great.
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Postby Pokie » Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:44 pm

I'll second Ann's opinion. Dont think so... :(
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Postby Pokie » Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:44 pm

Feel free to grow Strawberries in a pot though. :D
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Postby Kalex » Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:59 pm

Hi Ateca,

Welcome to the forum.

Not sure of your reasons for wanting to grow berries in a pot, but I bought some raspberry canes a couple of weeks ago due to reading up on a couple of threads like yours, I live in a rental property too, and don't want to put too much in the ground if we need to move suddenly... and the local nursery was selling them bare rooted, just keeping them at the nursery in some moist mulch...

I asked them if I move in a year or so, would they stand up to being pulled out and moved to our next house, and she said that it wouldn't be a problem... so that may be helpful to you, if that's your reason for wanting to put them in pots????

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