(Pot) size matters…!

We are often asked for ‘tubestock’, because tubes (being small plants) cost less. However, beware… it is very likely false economy.

The 140mm pot (which is larger than a tube) is the smallest size (and hence the cheapest plant) that will ensure survival and success at planting. Buying your plants in tubes is false economy if they don’t grow, or worse still if they die.

That is why the bulk of Yuruga’s plants are sold in 140mm pots, and why only a small range of our plants are available to you in tubes.

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Pot size: Yes, (the right) size matters!

These articles are extracted from the Yuruga Newsletter
Vol 13 No 1
(December 2005).

Traditionally, native plants are sold in two pot sizes: tubes and 140mm pots.

Tubes, being smaller, are cheaper to buy and easier to plant than pots, and so are quite an attractive proposition for gardeners. So why do we here at Yuruga Nursery sell most of our plants in 140mm pots and not in tubes?

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