Most citrus, and some other fruit trees, can be grown in pots, which gives you plenty of flexibility when it comes to deciding where to place them. Ask for dwarf varieties at your local nursery and look for a deep container at least 18 inches in diameter.
Terra-cotta Terra-cotta pots are classic and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Terra-cotta's subtle color works well with all flower and foliage hues and looks natural in a garden setting. Something to consider when the seasons change: If you live in an area where temperatures go below freezing, you’ll want to empty or bring terra-cotta pots inside to avoid cracking.
These large geranium-filled terra-cotta pots backed by overhanging citrus trees are more than just a garden feature; they're an integral part of the design — the terra-cotta pots reflect the tiles edging the paving. Finding an appropriate container and the right plants for the space is vital.It can be tempting to fill spaces with many small planters and pots, filled with many different plants, but this can overwhelm a space.