Squash in containers?

ottiscanFebruary 9, 2011


I'm new to the Forum and have read some great information so far.

I was wondering if it is possible to plant squash, the vine variety, in containers. But instead of having the squash climb a trellis, would it be possilbe for them to climb down a trellis if they are situated above the ground on my deck rail?

Sound possible?

I grew cukes quite well in containers last year and they wanted to hang over the sides and down. They are about 6 feet off the ground.

Thank you


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I don't know why you couldn't. Maybe a trellis or mesh for it to cling to and support the weight of the vegetable. As long as the vine receives full sun, it should work.


    Bookmark   February 11, 2011 at 5:43PM
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