- to transfer (a plant) to another, especially larger, pot.
- to transfer a plant to another pot.
Origin of repot
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Examples from the Web for repot
Do not shift or repot them, if they are in flower, until the flowering is over.
This is a good period to repot all the flowering plants of this genus.
Repot frequently until they are in 4- to 5-inch pots; then let them bloom.The Practical Garden-Book
C. E. Hunn
Repot any that may require it as soon as they have fairly commenced their growth.In-Door Gardening for Every Week in the Year
At this stage it is a good time to repot any requiring to be repotted.Orchids
- (tr) to put (a house plant) into a new usually larger pot
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Word Origin and History for repot
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