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(of a plant) having roots that fill the flowerpot, leaving no room for them to expand.
- ‘Look for a grass that has colorful foliage and is not too dense, which indicates that the plant has already become pot-bound and might be difficult to establish if planted.’
- ‘Holiday cacti like to be slightly pot-bound and are usually repotted every 3 or 4 years.’
- ‘If the plant has been in the container all season, you can bet it's pot-bound.’
- ‘Skip these pot-bound plants because the roots will be torn off during transplanting, and could cause a major set-back.’
- ‘Loosen the roots of pot-bound nursery plants before planting them in the garden.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.