6 Delicious Fruits You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

6 Delicious Fruits You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets vertically without a garden. Find out their names!

Instead of flowers and ferns, you can start growing fruits in hanging baskets. It is possible, and there is not just one or two but 6 great tasting fruit plants perfect for your porch, patio, balcony, or rooftop.

Check out our article on best plants for hanging baskets here


Best Fruits to Grow in Hanging Baskets

1. Strawberries

USDA Zones: 3-11

Best Hanging Varieties: Tristar, Tribute, Mara des Bois, Evie, and Albion

Fresh strawberries are delightful in flavor, so aromatic and juicy that you would like to pick again and again. And the best part, you can grow strawberries in hanging baskets in limited space.

How to Grow

Just click here! You can also grow strawberry indoors as well.


2. Blueberries

USDA Zones: 3-10

Best Hanging Varieties: Midnight Cascade Blueberry

Sweet and tart blueberries are part of the summertime memories of many and don’t be surprised when you come to know it’s possible to grow them in your apartment in hanging baskets.

Blueberry plant is a visual delight when it is at its prime, producing clusters of juicy blueberries with bright green leaves in the backdrop!

How to Grow

Just read our article on growing blueberries here.


3. Raspberries

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USDA Zones: 3-9

Best Hanging Varieties: Ruby Falls, Raspberry Shortcake Raspberry

Raspberry bushes are short and cultivars like raspberry ruby falls are even shorter. Being a rose family plant, they’re not difficult to grow either.

How to Grow

You’ll need a large hanging basket, bigger than 12 inches, and a less windy spot for growing raspberry in a hanging basket.


4. Blackberries

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USDA Zones: 4b-10b

Best Hanging Varieties: Black Cascade, Baby Cakes Blackberry

Blackberries may not be the most delicious berries but they’re very nutritious. Also, these compact varieties can be grown in pots.

How to Grow

A 10-12 inches hanging basket should be fine for black cascade. For other varieties, you’ll need a larger size.


5. Citrus

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USDA Zones: 8-11

Best Hanging Varieties: Unknown

There are many dwarf citrus varieties available that you can grow in 12-24 inches size hanging baskets. Besides the fruits, you can enjoy highly aromatic and ornamental citrus flowers.

How to Grow

Growing most of the citrus types is similar to caring for a lemon tree.


6. Cherry Tomatoes

USDA Zones: 4-11

Best Hanging Varieties: Basket Boy Red, Suncherry Premium, Sakura, Gardener’s Delight, Tumbling Tom, and Sun Baby.

Botanically tomatoes are fruits and growing them in hanging baskets is quite easy, just like strawberries. This way they grow vertically and you receive fresh homegrown cherry tomatoes for salad and cooking.

How to Grow

Learn it here! If you are using a big basket, you can also grow herbs like basil, chives, and mint.

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