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Can carrots and beets be planted in containers?

  1. kids-toy-box profile image77
    kids-toy-boxposted 7 years ago

    Can carrots and beets be planted in containers?

  2. Tusitala Tom profile image62
    Tusitala Tomposted 7 years ago

    Frankly, I don't know.   However, you don't mention the size, depth et cetera of the container.   I imagine if you had a big enough container with enough drainage, plus the right sort of soil mix, you could.   Whether it'd be worth it is another matter.   Why don't you try it and find out.

  3. MickS profile image73
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    Yep, they can, probably not commercially, but for home use they tend to produce superior results.  One of my favourites for growing in tubs was spuds.  A well drained 45 gallon water butt raised off the ground, a layer of peat based compost, half a dozen seed potatoes, layer of compost. as the stems grow, keep topping up with compost until you reach the top, gives you spuds all the way down.  With carrots and beet you will need quite large pots, about 15 inches diameter, sow quite thickly and use the thinnings as they grow.  Carrots can be sown with spring onion seed or onion sets, helps to keep carrot root fly at bay.

  4. suzane0beyonce profile image53
    suzane0beyonceposted 7 years ago

    yes...this is possible to plant carrots and beets in containers..you can plant this at your garden or balcony.. really try this !