Maples from Japan (Acer palmatum and Acer japonicum) or American (Acer saccharinum…) support repeated pruning and can exceed a height of 4 m. They provide light shade in summer and beautiful autumn colors but require automatic watering throughout the summer season.
This classic is a tree that can reach 15 m, but in a tank, it will not exceed 2-3 m. Bring him fertilizer and
a container wider than high. It will have to be pruned in order to clear the base of its stems and force it to climb. It can grow by 50 cm per year and holds in a pot up to -10 °C.
The arbutus tree
Arbutus unedo and its hybrid cousin, A. x arachnoids, resist the dry air and heat of an urban terrace with their evergreen foliage. The arbutus tree does not exceed 2.50 m and grows slowly. Invest in an already large subject, and to keep it in top shape, water it and bring it fertilizer regularly.
The fig tree
It is not the most spectacular, but the most enduring. He endures staying in the same pot for decades. To get lush foliage, fertilizer and watering will
be the two conditions sine qua non, especially if you are hoping for some fruit.
You will also have to prune it to keep it a high silhouette and not too spread out.
And if you are looking for a foliage more n than the classic variety, bet on ‘Ice Crystal’, a shape with very cut leaves.
The lemon tree
A must-have citrus fruit that all gardeners grow in a pot, the lemon tree offers beautiful fruits. It will brighten up the terraces and balconies, especially with its scent worthy of a Mediterranean summer. The only prerequisite for successful maintenance is, winter your lemon tree in an interior.
The large-flowered magnolia
Perfect shrub for the summer season, the magnolia blooms all summer to beautify our exteriors. With these peculiar leaves and generous flowers, it is perfectly cultivated in a pot. Its real advantage is that it withstands low temperatures (-15 °).
The apple tree
It is better to choose dwarf varieties if you want to have a pretty apple tree on your balcony or terrace. A very well-drained pot is essential to ensure beautiful blooms. A location in full sun or semi-shade is suitable.
The olive tree
The potted cultivation of the olive tree is perfect if you live in a cold region. Indeed, in a pot, it will be easy to winter in your interiors. Its Mediterranean charm leaves us no marble. Not supporting excess water, it will still be necessary to water this tree regularly. The olive tree needs sun to bloom.
Conifer essential in our gardens, cedar also adapts in a pot: it gives pretty tufts of greenery. Enough to decorate your exteriors easily. Hardy, this variety is suitable for all regions. His land should always be fresh but never be flooded. Repeated sizes make it possible to shape its silhouette.
The cherry blossom
This tree reveals beautiful fragrant flowers, in addition to these tasty fruits. Opt for the Bigarreau variety as well as the SpurVan, the SpurNapoléon, the Spur Burlat, or the Sylvia. In adulthood, they can reach 2.5 meters. Perfect therefore as a natural view breaker in summer. Maintenance is easy, whether you have a green hand or not!
The palm tree
Palm trees are planted in the spring. It is better to choose to grow it in a pot in our regions where the climate is cool. In the summer you can take it out on your terrace. Direct sun can strongly damage its foliage, choose to place it in the semi-shade where it will bloom properly.
Several species are suitable for growing potted birch trees. The container must be drained to ensure flowering. Even if the latter is not the most spectacular, it will be a beautiful ornament of your exteriors. It also brings shade and freshness to your terraces.
The Ceanothus is a pretty shrub that blooms perfectly in a pot. Its flowering is abundant and generous and is adorned with blue or purple. The flowering period is from spring to summer, depending on the foliage (deciduous or evergreen). Be careful, this shrub is very sensitive to limestone as well as stagnant moisture. ©GammVert
The orange tree of Mexico
The Mexican orange tree offers a very fragrant flowering and small white flowers. This potted shrub perfectly beautifies a balcony or terrace. He likes to be in the semi-shade or in the sun.
Daphne is a beautiful shrub that pleases perfectly in a pot. Its scent is exotic, flowery, and intense, and its flowers will color your garden with white, blue, and purple. Daphnes like exposure to shade or sun depending on the variety.