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Marie00043
Jul 20, 2016 3:49 PM CST
How large of a container should I plant my pink polka dot plant into in order for it to grow full size?
Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Jul 20, 2016 4:09 PM CST
Hi & welcome! Is your plant outside for summer temporarily, outside for summer to be brought inside for winter, or inside full-time?
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WillC
Jul 23, 2016 8:29 AM CST
Your question is analogous to asking what size shoes should I put my son in for him to grow full sized? Larger pots do NOT make plants grow larger. Optimizing light is the key determinant of plant growth. Only after a plant becomes quite potbound should it be moved to a new pot ONE SIZE larger. It is a gradual process. Focus on keeping your plant healthy, not growing it ever larger. Hypoestes is not generally a large plant to begin with.
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