Overgrown Container Plants: Tips For Repotting A Large Plant

By Liz Baessler Basically all houseplants need repotting every now and again. This may be because the plant’s roots have grown too large for their container, or because all the nutrients in the potting soil have been used up. Either way, if your plant seems to be languishing or wilting soon after watering, it might be time for a repotting, even if the plant is large. Keep reading for more information on how and when to repot tall plants. Tips for Repotting a Large Plant Repotting a large plant can be daunting, but it is necessary. Some overgrown container plants, of course, are simply too big to move to a new pot. If this is the case, you should still refresh the soil by replacing the top two or three inches (3-7 cm.) once every year. This process is called top dressing, and it replenishes the nutrients in a pot

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