Mesh Drywall Tape for Drainhole?

tride26(6)February 28, 2011

will this work?

do you think it is safe for the plant?

it is easier to work with and faster to cut a small square for keeping my gritty mix in my pot.

also the tacky side of the tape makes it easy to stick to the bottom of the pot to keep it in place.

let me know if anyone else uses this and has had success.

thanks.

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tapla (mid-MI z5b-6a)

Should work fine, as long as it won't rot.

Al

    Bookmark   February 28, 2011 at 11:43PM
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calistoga_al

It is glass fiber and should work fine. Al

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 9:28AM
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tride26(6)

ok, thanks Al & Calistoga. i'm going to re-pot a lot of plants this weekend and plan on using it.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 9:30AM
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mksmth zone 6b Tulsa Oklahoma(6b)

every container plant i have from citrus to tropicals, for years has had that exact mesh over the drainholes and works fantastic.

mike

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 12:48PM
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tride26(6)

thanks for the feedback mksmth.
just repotted around 5 of my plants last night and the mesh tape worked beautifully.

    Bookmark   March 3, 2011 at 2:39PM
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