root bound - Knowledgebase Question

St. Louis, Mi
Question by travisbmoore
May 5, 2009
Which plants prefer to be (or cannot safely survive a replant) root bound vs. repotted into a larger pot?


Answer from NGA
May 5, 2009


Lots of plants are sensitive to being unpotted and repotted. Two that come to mind are bougainvillea and peony. Many plants grow better when slightly potbound - to many to list here!

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