Container plants with low glycemic index (GI)?

SD_in_SCSeptember 11, 2012

Does anyone have recommendations of edible plants that grow well in containers and have a low glycemic index/load?

Currently, I only have access to a 8' x 10' space in which to raise a container garden. Fortunately, I am in zone 8 and this space typically gets direct sunlight 9am-7pm (i.e., more fruit possiblities). Due to dietary restrictions, I must focus on low glycemic index (GI) or low glycemic load (GL) foods.

I have been focusing on fruits, and it seems these would do best in my area (although the selection will have to be narrowed due to the small, open-air space):


Blueberry, Rabbiteye

Cherry, Surinam

Key Lime

Meyer Lemon

Raspberries, Everbearing


Any suggestions at all would be greatly apprecated!

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Not interested in traditional veggies? In your original post, you asked for 'edible plants that grow well in containers'. Can you be more specific?

    Bookmark   September 12, 2012 at 8:20AM
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Yeah, I'm kind of confused too. There are lots of veggies and herbs that would be great, but are you only interested in fruit? Also, can I ask if you're diabetic?

    Bookmark   September 12, 2012 at 11:13AM
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