Can you plant trees in pots?
Yes and no. A true tree will not thrive indefinitely in a pot (except as a bonsai), unless that pot/planter is changed for a larger one every few years to accommodate for the expanding root system. Having said that, you can still get several years of enjoyment out of a tree planted in a pot, especially if you fertilise it regularly (this is crucial). It’s also cruciall to ensure the tree has ample access to water (without water-logging the pot). We would highly recommend an automatic watering system to achieve this. Slower and smaller growing varieties will of course last longer. When it comes to planting trees in pots, it’s best to think of this feature as you would a set of garden furniture. Garden furniture doesn’t last forever either but is still well worth the investment for the enjoyment it provides.