What plants to grow on the balcony in the shade? You can grow plants, vegetables and flowers in pots on your balcony even if it is in a shaded or partial shade area and if the pots will see the sun for a few hours a day.What plants grow on the balcony in the shade? You can grow plants, vegetables and flowers in pots on your balcony even if it is in a shaded or partial shade area and if the pots will see the sun for a few hours a day.
In fact, there are several plants that are suitable for growing in the shade. So whatever the position of your balcony you will not have to give up either flowerpots or create a small vegetable garden.
Here are what flowers and plants are from grow on the balcony even if it is in the shade.
Flowers on the balcony in the shade
La fuchsia it is among the ornamental plants with the most beautiful flowers. It is also suitable for growing in the shade because too much sun could dry it out. It is a perennial, resistant plant that prefers cool climates and hilly and mountain environments.
Begonias are plants of tropical origin with flowers in colors ranging from pink to red to orange. These are very hardy plants that you can grow in the shade by keeping them in pots on your balcony.
Periwinkle is a perennial herbaceous plant with flowers ranging in color from lilac to purple. There periwinkle it is an ornamental variety that is used to decorate above all the shady flower beds but you can also keep it in pots on the balcony. Beware, periwinkle is toxic if ingested.
For your balcony you can choose the nasturzio nano. The dwarf nasturtium is a fantastic plant to give an extra touch of color to your balcony, with its orange or yellow petals and you can place it in the most shaded area.
THEhydrangea it is grown mainly as an ornamental plant to adorn the garden but it is also good to grow on the balcony, especially in a shady area. You may not know that there is also a very rare variety of hydrangea: the climbing hydrangea.
Vegetable garden on the balcony in the shade
arugula (rocket salad)
Choose to grow rocket on the balcony in the shade especially if you want it not to become very strong and spicy from a taste point of view. In fact, the flavor of rocket is accentuated when it is grown in the sun.
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Spinach is among the cutting vegetables that they can also grow in pots in partial shade areas. On the balcony you can create a small crop of spinach to add to salads thanks to the small raw leaves.
Il common parsley and curly parsley they are among the simplest plants to grow on the balcony and resist without problems even in areas of shade or partial shade. So you can always have them at hand in the kitchen.
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Also radishes they have very few needs and we advise you to start from these vegetables if it is the first time you decide to grow a garden on the balcony. You can sow them all year round and they will be ready in just over a month.Read also: HOW TO GROW RADISHES IN POTS
Another vegetable that needs little care and does not need a lot of light since it grows underground are the carrots. So in this case it is not really a problem that the balcony is in the shade. The important thing is to choose a pot deep enough to allow the carrots to develop at their best.Read also: HOW TO GROW CARROTS IN POTS, IN THE GARDEN AND FROM SCRAPS
What plants do you grow on your balcony in the shade?
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