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JakeFruit

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Re-potting in the winter? Is winter when roots grow?
« on: November 29, 2019, 01:09:13 PM »
I have a few mango and avocado trees in pots that are ready to move to larger pots, my understanding up to this point has been that I should wait until spring, but I have recently read posts on here that say the winter is all about root growth. I'm wondering if I should re-pot now to get a jump on root growth in new containers. I'm in 10b, really close to the water, so I'm not in any big (or even small) risk of a freeze. Is the root-growth in winter info I've been reading correct?

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Re: Re-potting in the winter? Is winter when roots grow?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2019, 03:03:35 PM »
If they're ready they're ready. Go ahead and re pot

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Re: Re-potting in the winter? Is winter when roots grow?
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2019, 03:15:50 PM »
If they're ready they're ready. Go ahead and re pot

I agree with that. 
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Re: Re-potting in the winter? Is winter when roots grow?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2019, 08:52:46 AM »
Cool, I'll give it a go. Thanks to you both for the feedback!

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Re: Re-potting in the winter? Is winter when roots grow?
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2019, 12:52:28 AM »
I usually repot during winter or late winter then prune.
Spring they'll explode with growth.

 

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