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Fuchsia in a pot

peteSpeteS Posts: 964
I've just bought a very nice looking Fuchsia Genii hardy fuchsia (another supermarket cheapie I'm afraid) but I was wondering if you can grow them successfully in pots.

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  • I have grown this Fuchsia successfully in pots for years.
  • peteSpeteS Posts: 964
    Thanks for that. What size of pot would you recommend as a minimum size. Would a 12"x 12" pot be OK for starters.
  • LynLyn Posts: 23,190
    You can start them in pots but they will reach their full potential in the ground. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Dirty HarryDirty Harry Posts: 1,048
    What size of pot is the plant currently in?

    If you you've bought a fuchsia in a 1 litre pot I wouldn't be chucking it straight in a 12" container but pot it on into a reasonable size bigger.

    I've got a few in pots now and they seem happy enough. A couple were in pots that were too small before long last year but they're shooting again after being left out all winter so can't be that unhappy.

    Genii in a pot looks good too-


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