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Put (a plant) in another pot, especially a larger one.
replant, repot, relocateView synonyms
- ‘After my daffodils bloomed, I repotted the three bulbs in a larger pot.’
- ‘Since plumerias are dormant and stored in garages and greenhouses for the winter, I would repot it in a larger container in spring.’
- ‘If the soil starts drying out quickly and the roots are compacted, you'll need to pull the plant from its container, prune the roots, and repot the tree.’
- ‘Beginner bonsai growers will be able to enjoy demonstrations on styling and repotting trees, and there will also be specialist tools available for sale.’
- ‘As the pleasures of gardening outside begin to dwindle, we can still get our fingers in the soil and achieve some satisfaction by repotting our favourite container-grown plants.’
- ‘If repotting a plant into the same container, check to see if the roots have become root bound and need trimming.’
- ‘As it grew, I repotted it and continued to enjoy the lovely plant.’
- ‘If a plant becomes gangly, repot it in fresh potting mix and prune it back to stubs.’
- ‘Then, after the old soil and dried roots have been removed, the bulb should be repotted.’
- ‘All container plants should be repotted with new potting mix every twelve months.’
- ‘I watered them with liquid fertilizer, repotted them into individual pots and let them grow up a little more before I planted them out in the garden.’
- ‘Look them over for any signs of insects and prune and repot any that may need it.’
- ‘In November / December, it is time to clean and repot the bulb.’
- ‘Annually, after I repot the aquatic plants, the pool briefly turns green as the algae eat stirred-up nutrients.’
- ‘Mid winter is perfect for repotting your indoor plants since many plants need to be transplanted into larger containers every two to three years.’
- ‘Workers at both hatcheries keep the plants healthy and repot the tillers, the product of asexual reproduction, which grow into mature plants.’
- ‘When I repotted the chewed-root bushes, I cut them back and added rootone and vitamin B to the soil.’
- ‘If slugs are present it is best to wash off all the soil and repot the plant using fresh potting mix.’
- ‘If it is the middle of summer and you have the time to repot the plant, wash the roots and wash the plant down with soap and water mixture, you could use the plant in your gardening collection.’
- ‘I would take a nice piece of nursery stock, and in four hours I would prune it, wire it, repot it and then wonder why it dwindled away on me despite my careful considerations.’
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