You are a big fan of Italian food, growing the 21 Best Edible Italian Plants To Grow In The Garden to have a fresh supply of tastiest vegetables and herbs to cook anytime. Even if your space in the garden is lacking, you also can grow easily them in pots or containers. They are common vegetables that make the special flavor of Italian foods, growing them means you will have a chance to enjoy the tasty cuisine of this country.
These vegetables absolutely do not need to take care of too much. You just need to give them enough moisture in the soil, nutrient-rich soil, good drainage conditions without being waterlogged. It is all that they need to grow well as well as produce a bountiful harvest. And you will have fresh and organic vegetables to cook delicious Italian dishes on daily meals. Some are delicious and tasty when be cooked, but others are a great addition to salad dishes. Continue reading to consider these vegetable choices that grow well in your garden and home now.
#1 Allium Porrum
Allium Porrum is also known as wild leeks. To grow this vegetable, let’s choose a pot that is 8-10 inches deep and place the place it in a spot that it gets at least 6 hours of direct sun.
#2 Red Onions
If you want to grow Red Onions in containers, choose a pot that is at least 10 inches deep, and as wide as possible, maintain 3 inches of spacing, give it a full sun place.
#3 Italian Basil
Italian Basil is easy to grow in pots or containers as long as gives it a warm and sunny space.
Thyme favors warm weather, so you can also grow it indoors on a sunny window.
To grow fennel, choose a minimum 8-10 inches pot and keep the plants in full sun.
#6 Bell Pepper
Bell Pepper can grow easily in pots. Give it a sunny and warm location for its best growth.
To grow broccoli in a container, choose a size of 8-10 inches. Grow it in well-drained soil and water regularly.
You can grow rosemary in a 10-12 inches deep pot, place it in a space that it gets ample sunlight and water moderately.
Oregano does well in containers, even indoors, if it receives the right amount of sunlight and warmth.
Lettuce is super easy in pots. It prefers full to part sunlight, rich soil, cool weather, and a slightly moist growing medium.
Marjoram grows well on a windowsill with a small 6 inches pot is sufficient for one plant.
#12 Italian Chicory (Radicchio)
This vegetable grows fast and does well in cool weather so in climates with mild winters, winter is the best time to grow this.
Parsley is one of the easiest herbs you can grow in a small. For its best growth, give it a full to part sun location and keep the soil slightly moist.
#14 Squash Flowers
You can harvest these edible flowers if you’re growing zucchini, pick up male flowers as they don’t produce the fruits.
#15 Cima di Rapa
Cima di Rapa grows well in full sun, drainage, regular watering. You also grow it in small spaces like containers.
Beans can be grown in containers easily and keep the plants in full sun, providing it support.
Eggplant is a tropical vegetable that requires warm weather and regular watering. You can grow it in containers easily.
Like other green-leafy, this spinach is easy to grow both in the garden and small spaces such as containers and pots.
Artichoke favors mild winters and warm temperatures. To grow it, choose a really large container for each plant, a pot that is 36 to 40 inches wide and half deep at least is required.
#20 Plum or Roma Tomatoes
Like other tomatoes, you can grow them easily with basic care.
If you lack space, you also can grow cauliflowers in pots, it is fun and easy like other vegetables.