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Here are some trees that will grow well in large planters given the right care: Canadian Hemlock, Tsuga canadensis Positives: One of the only shady evergreens that will be winter hardy in a pot in New england Is hardy to USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F) Year-round visual interest Will take a heavy snow load Grows fast low maintenance Negatives: ...


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The best pot to get are the sand-cast concrete. Be sure to fill the entire pot with good potting soil. Look for soil that has mychorrizae and bacteria added. Mix into the soil Osmocote extended release fertilizer. No rock or gravel in the bottom as that actually causes poor drainage. You'll need 'pot feet' to get the bottom of the pot off the patio and ...


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You really need to find a specialist nursery that supplies large plants in large pots - I'm in the UK and we do have those here. You haven't said what USDA zone you're in, but I can see that New England doesn't get any higher than zone 7a,and that is an important factor. Many trees which are hardy in the ground are not so hardy when in pots, Laurus nobilis ...



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