Plant’s buds finally caught roots or you have to change the flower pot and you have reached the point where you do not know what to do next? No problem. Follow these three tips for replanting and we guarantee that everything will look blooming!
1. For starters, you must know that the vessel in which the plant is to be placed must be proportional to its size. Avoid large pots because you will cause an unnecessary disproportion between the plant and the pot and create an excess of moisture due to the high volume of soil relative to the root absorption capacity.
2. Always plant the seedlings in small pots (6-8 cm in diameter), made of either burnt clay or plastic. Before using new clay pots, it is advisable to put them in the water for several hours, and the old ones that have been used to clean and disinfect them. By doing this you will eliminate possible dehydration to which plants may be subjected within the first few days after planting, as the water you will give to plants to be more quickly absorbed by the walls of the pot than by the roots of the plant.
3. For proper planting you should consider aspects such as: ensuring the best drainage at the bottom of the pot (adding gravel or a layer of clean sand), keeping the root position (top down), avoiding planting too Which favors a number of diseases of the plant base and slows the growth, the easy compaction of the soil in order not to break the roots.
Play during re-planting and go from conventional pots to some innovative ones. Do not throw the old shoe, but turn it into pots; You will be amazed by the results. Suitable for this game is rubber or waterproof footwear.