Fruits Trees To Grow At Home

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We all desire to have a small orchard at home. Gardening is fun but if you are bored to grow same flower plants again and again then we give you some different options. To give a new look to your garden, you can grow indoor and outdoor fruit trees depending on the size of your garden. Fruit trees add a hint of freshness and vigour to your home. To begin with, you first need to know what kind of fruit you can grow in the climatic zone you live in. Carefully plan and execute your plan of planting fruit trees in your own little garden.

Fruit Trees

A list of few fruit plants that you can grow both indoor and outdoor are:

Pomegranate: You can grow this highly attractive fruit tree at your home in two alternate ways. Opt for dwarf pomegranate plant if you want to go for pot cultivation or the ordinary ones. Plenty of sunshine and ventilation is needed for this plant to grow in your orchard. Consumption of pomegranate reduces the chance of heart diseases, cancer and many more as it is rich in antioxidants, Vitamin C and Potassium.

Grapes: A grape vine over the boundary walls of your house can make your house stand apart from the others. Both black or green grapes will add a vintage look to your home. There should be enough sunlight and air so that mild dew doesn't spoil the fruit. Grapes are a rich source of Potassium, Vitamin A and C.

Strawberries: A strawberry tree looks very beautiful when it bears fruit. Children love strawberries and you can also use it as a flavouring in many dishes. Strawberries are a rich source of Vitamin C and can even be applied on face.

Citrus Fruits: You can grow a variety of citrus fruits like Mandarins, Meyer lemon, Clementine, Kaffir lime etc in your home both indoor and outdoor. Citrus fruits are not only a rich source of Vitamin C but also its regular consumption helps in reducing weight.

Peaches and Nectarines: You can plant genetically dwarf variety of this fruit tree inside your home or in your small garden area. These fruits will surely add to the decorative spirit of your house. Both are a rich source of Vitamin C and are low in calories and fat.

Where To Keep In Home

. Ornamental fruit trees can be set in any desirable location. You have to keep the size of the fruit tree in mind before planting them because few trees grow big and might take extra space in your garden.

· If it is a bonsai fruit plant, you may place it anywhere in your house. Just make sure to place them in the sunlight for a few hours during day time. Place the bonsai fruit plants over a high table in the day time so they get desirable sunlight.

· In case it isn't a bonsai fruit plant and you have planted it in your orchard, then you must clean the area regularly. An orchard at home will surely attract your guests and compliments your space.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 2, 2012, 11:47 [IST]
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