Does (Pot) Size Matter?

The Beet: A Podcast For Plant Lovers

Nov 9 2023 • 9 mins

When it comes to houseplants, thinking about pot size in terms of root ball size is best. Other topics, like pot type, drainage, and plant habits are important considerations as well! Krystal Duran is a houseplant expert who knows all the ins and outs of the topic of houseplant containers. Learn More: Connect With Krystal Duran:  Krystal Duran, a plant care educator who enthusiastically shares her houseplant experiences, houseplant tips for beginners, while encouraging others to take on the world of indoor house plants. Shop the Store As an exclusive for listeners, use code THEBEET for 5% off your entire order on our store, featuring our flagship Birdies Raised Beds. These are the original metal raised beds, lasting up to 5-10x longer than wooden beds, are ethically made in Australia, and have a customizable modular design. Shop now and get 5% off your first order. Get Our Books Looking for a beginner's guide to growing food in small spaces? Kevin’s book, Field Guide to Urban Gardening, explains the core, essential information that you'll need to grow plants, no matter where you live!

He also wrote Grow Bag Gardening to provide you with specialized knowledge that can bring you success when growing in fabric pots. Preorder Kevin’s newest book Epic Homesteading if you are looking to turn your home into a thriving homestead! Order signed copies of Kevin’s books, plus more of his favorite titles in our store. More Resources Looking for more information? Follow us: