Do Plant Pots Need Drainage?

Potted plants must have adequate drainage to remain healthy . Without drainage, roots can smother and/or rot. With too much drainage, roots won't receive enough moisture to sustain the plant.

Keywords: container plants, pot plant drainage, potted plants

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Karen Ellis has been a full-time writer since 2006. She is an expert crafter, with more than 30 years of experience in knitting, chrocheting, quilting, sewing, scrapbooking and other arts. She is an expert gardener, with lifelong experience. Ellis has taken many classes in these subjects and taught classes, as well.