Q.Trying To Grow A Tropical Fruit Plants Like Avocado, Mangoes, And Banana
Hello, I need assistance in growing tropical fruit plants in GA(zip code 30004) Zone 7B. I do understand its not the ideal zone nor climate. However, I do want to learn and may be need help with setting up a green house in my backyard to grow this plants year round. What type of soil should i use and what type of compost – from where should i buy? Probably make a raised bed and grow those trees? Any suggestions are welcome
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You will, definitely, need a greenhouse for this project. We do not recommend places to purchase, or specific brands, though. You can attempt a raised bed set up, here, but I would opt for individual containers that can be moved around when needed. This will be necessary, also, because each specimen may use nutrients at a slightly different rate, or may require slightly different soil conditions at certain times.
What I can do is include several articles on these subjects. This will help you to get an idea of what care these will require when they are that far out of their native zone: