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My Micro Orchard

Peachtree City, GA(Zone 8a)

It's not really micro I just grow my dwarf fruit trees in containers. I have grown apples and japanese persimmons in pots for a few years now. I also have peaches, plums, pomegranate, muscadine and pears in very large containers. I now have blooms on my pomegranate and fruits on my apple, pear and peach.

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Pueblo, CO(Zone 5b)

What do you use for soil in the pot, and how do you keep it from getting "tired out"? One of the problems I have had with plants in pots is that the soil doesn't last as long as the plant.

Peachtree City, GA(Zone 8a)

I use garden soil and I do go to a larger pot every 4 to 5 years.

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