When it comes to growing berries, you really don't need a lot of space for them to grow successfully! Especially if you live in an apartment, berries give you the opportunity to grow them right on your balcony. Today we'll show you 8 best container grown berries that are perfect for small gardens!

Best Container Grown Berries

#1. Strawberries

strawberry plant

USDA Zones 3-11

Growing strawberries in a pot couldn't be any easier! You can plant them in pots, hanging baskets, planters, or terracotta pots, making sure to space them 20-30 cm in between plants.

#2. Acai Berries

dwarf acai berry tree

USDA Zones 9-11

Because of their amazing health properties, acai berries can be very expensive to buy. Purchase dwarf Acai berry palm seeds and plant them in pots or directly in the garden. Be patient though, as Acai berries can take up to 3 year to start bearing fruit.

#3. Raspberries

raspberries in a pot

USDA Zones 2-8

Growing raspberries is pretty easy, especially when you're growing them in pots and/or small spaces! Make sure your raspberry plant has plenty of sun as well as a pot with good drainage!

#4. Blackberries

wild blackberry bush

USDA Zones 3-10

Growing your own blackberries in pots is not only fun but also very rewarding! Make sure to have a pot that is at least 5 gallons, soil, stakes for support, and (obviously), blackberry seeds. Place your blackberry plant in full sun, water regularly, and have well draining soil.

#5. Blueberries

blueberries in pot

USDA Zones 3-10

Just like blackberries, blueberries are just as easy to grow! They may take up a little more space than other berries, but they are well worth it! Keep in full sun, and make sure the soil's pH levels are lower ( between 4-5.5).

#6. Mulberries

mulberry tree

USDA Zones 5-10

Rarely found in stores, mulberries are very fun to grow and will impress any garden lover! Full sunlight, moderate watering, and the right soil are key to getting the perfect mulberries!

#7. Black Currants

red currants

USDA Zones 3-9

Black currants are very similar to mulberries, as they can grow in many different types of soil. Learn more about how to grow currants (whether red, black or white!)

#8. Gooseberries


USDA Zones 3-8

Similar to currants, gooseberries need a medium-sized pot at least 15 inches deep. Give your plant enough sunlight and water regularly and soon enough you'll be rewarded with delicious berries!

So now that you know the best container grown berries, it's time to get to planting!

Happy Planting!

Container Grown Berries

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