Container Veggies - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by sarinaann
April 30, 2010
Can you grow spinach or carrots in a container? If so, how deep should the container be?


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Answer from NGA
April 30, 2010

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The roots of spinach need only 6-8 inches of soil; carrots need at least a 12 inch soil depth, depending upon the types you're growing. There are some short varieties of carrots such as Short and Sweet that you can grow in 8-10" of soil. Choose containers 8-12 deep and you can grow both spinach and carrots. Enjoy your veggies!

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