type of pot - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by ssubu2
June 8, 2010
can I plant a Gardenia tree in a metal pot

Answer from NGA
June 8, 2010


If you shade the metal pot from direct sunshine it will be okay. If it's in the sun it will bake the roots of your gardenia tree. Gardenias prefer cool roots so I'd vote for a wooden or plastic container. Whatever container you decide to use, be sure it has lots of drainage holes in the bottom.

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