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POTTING TIME TABLE

Here is a guideline of when to pot some of the more commonly used trees.

KEY
Month to pot in Southern Hemisphere
Month to pot in Northern Hemisphere
Time to pot in both hemispheres

TREE
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
ACACIA
X
X
X
X
X
X
ACER (MAPLE)
X
X
X
X
AZALEAS (RHODODENDRON)
IMMEDIATELY AFTER FLOWERING
BOUGAINVILLEA
X
X
X
X
CAMILLIA
X
X
X
X
X
X
CEDRUS (CEDAR)
X
X
X
X
CELTIS (WHITE STINKWOOD)
X
X
X
X
CHAMAECYPARIS (CYPRESS)
AFTER NEW SHOOTS APPEAR
CITRUS
X
X
X
X
COTONEASTER
X
X
X
X
CRASSULA (SPEKBOOM)
X
X
X
X
X
X
EUGENIA (SYZIGIUM)
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
FICUS (FIG)
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
FUCHSIA
X
X
X
X
GREYVILLIA (AUS. SILVER OAK)
X
X
X
X
JACARANDA
X
X
X
X
JUNIPERUS (JUNIPER)
X
X
X
X
X
X
LANTANA
X
X
X
X
LIGUSTRUM (PRIVET)
X
X
X
X
MYRTUS (MYRTLE)
X
X
X
X
X
X
NANDINA (SACRED BAMBOO)
X
X
X
X
X
X
OLEA (OLIVE)
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
PINUS (PINE)
X
X
X
X
X
X
PUNCIA (POMEGRANATE)
X
X
X
X
X
X
PYRACANTHA (FIRE THORN)
X
X
X
X
QUERCUS (EVERGREEN OAK)
X
X
X
X
QUERCUS (DECIDUOUS OAK)
X
X
X
X
SCHOTIA (BOERBOOM)
X
X
X
X
X
X
SERISSA
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
TAXODIUM (SWAMP CYPRUS)
X
X
X
X
X
X
TAXUS (YEW)
X
X
X
X
ULMUS (ELM)
X
X
X
X

Last updated 2003.05.02