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odd size container

Posted by calik8 sunset18 (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 20, 11 at 15:27

I have this very pretty terra cotta planter. It is round, about 14 inches in diameter, but only 5 inches deep. What would work in it?


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RE: odd size container

Succulents! See the link to another thread.

Here is a link that might be useful: shallow container plants


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RE: odd size container

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Wed, Apr 20, 11 at 16:30

The shallower the container, the more important it is that you use a well-aerated and fast draining soil. I like succulents & cacti in shallow containers
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