Zucchini Container Care: Tips For Zucchini Grown In Containers

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener If you love zucchini but you’re short on gardening space, consider zucchini grown in containers. It’s true that zucchini plants can take up a lot of space, but growing zucchini in container gardens on your patio or balcony isn’t as difficult as you might think. Read on to learn about container grown zucchini. How to Plant Zucchini in Pots A container with a diameter of at least 24 inches and a minimum depth of 12 inches is best for container grown zucchini. Any type of container works well as long as it has at least one good drainage hole in the bottom. For example, a large, plastic storage container with drainage holes drilled into the bottom makes a good planter. If you want to grow more than one plant, consider a half whiskey barrel. Zucchini grown in containers requires a lightweight,


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