Today I repotted rootbound plants!

It’s bad business to buy a rootbound plant.  In my case the plants in the atrium of the house we bought two years ago were in need of transplanting.  I didn’t realize it until the leaves were turning yellow. Trouble would happen soon because rootbound plants are dehydrated. The soil is hard and water repellent.

I chose pots slightly bigger than the ball of the root and made sure the drains on the bottoms were open.

Doing one at a time, I padded the pot with fresh potting soil, trimmed yellowing leaves, placed the plant in its new pot, added more soil, and give it a good soaking.

rootbound

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