Examples from the Web for pot-bound
If they afterwards get at all pot-bound, weak manure should be applied.
He dumped out the last dregs like mould from a pot-bound flower-pot.A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling
That your children shall be scoffed at by the alien as useless outside their own pot-bound provinces.From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling
When you have to do this you usually find that the plant has been pot-bound, and is a mass of fibrous roots.The Children's Book of Gardening|Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
One year inspires you—four may get you pot-bound with pedant prejudice.Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers|Elbert Hubbard