pot-bound


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pot-bound

adj
(Horticulture) (of a pot plant) having grown to fill all the available root space and therefore lacking room for continued growth
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pot-bound

[ˈpɒtbaʊnd] ADJ this plant is pot-boundesta planta ya no cabe en la maceta, esta planta ha crecido demasiado para esta maceta
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If it is pot-bound in this way, there's a risk you'll damage the roots as you pull them out.
Remove winter protection from containers and top dress or replant overgrown or pot-bound plants.
Don''t be in a hurry to repot plants as they like to be slightly pot-bound.
Remember that these bulbs prefer to be pot-bound and seem to bloom much better with their roots restricted.
Plants and Window, Mandradjieff Plants, and several works titled Painted Plant all show their pot-bound namesakes in the domestic realm, revealing complex structural relationships in light and shade, rigid upright stalks and flopping leaves caught by the camera's mechanical eye.
If you find the plant is very pot-bound, lightly prune the thicker non-fibrous roots, but avoid damaging the fibrous feeder roots and replant in the same pot using a soil-based compost.
You can buy pot-grown plants at any time of year, and they like being fairly pot-bound so don't re-pot them straightaway.
As some are now getting pot-bound, the question is whether it would be wise to take these plants to the 'plot' and plant them out or should she re-pot them for the moment.
I usually start the latter in a 41/2" azalea pot and may transfer it to a 5" pot if looks like it might be pot-bound.
They do best if left in their pots until really pot-bound - for greatest hardiness choose the Headbourne Hybrids.
Everything is getting pot-bound on our patio because he's threatened to dig up my 'useless' flowers if I put them in.
I remember having a Christmas cactus which flowered its head off on my kitchen windowsill during the festive season year after year, when I showed it little affection, often leaving it dry as a bone and seemingly pot-bound.