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Terracotta Planters

Terracotta Planters

Terracotta is the premium material for any garden pot. Fired to over 1000 degrees Celsius, terracotta is both extremely tough and porous, which is perfect for healthy roots allowing both air and moisture to feed the plants. Fibrecotta is a fantastic modern alternative material, composed of terracotta reinforced with fibreglass fibres. The material overcomes previous limitations and is both lightweight, resistant to frost, stronger and more durable, without compromising a fantastic finish.

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    D17.5cm Terracotta Rolled Rim Pot
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    Citrus Trough Planter
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    30cm Glazed Blue Ceramic Zig Zag Pattern Cube Planter - Small
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    30cm Glazed Blue Ceramic Rose Patterned Cube Planter - Small
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    H30cm Small Light Terracotta Small Cube Pot
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  • Choosing your terracotta pot

    A classic choice among gardeners, terracotta plant pots give an attractive Mediterranean feel with their warm colouring and rustic style. Clay plant pots are designed to prevent soil disease and root rot and are suitable for both houseplants and outdoor plants.
  • Are terracotta plant pots better than plastic?

    Terracotta pots are great at creating the perfect environment for your plant to be healthy. As the nature of clay is porous, it allows air and moisture to penetrate it while removing excess moisture from the soil.

    So, if you tend to overwater your plants, or have plants that prefer drier soil, terracotta could be more suited to you and your watering habits.

    If you tend to wait for your plant to signal to you that they're thirsty, or have plants that like hydrated soil, you might be better off with plastic plant pots. Plastic planters are thinner than clay, offering less insulation and less protection against temperature change.

  • Why are my terracotta pots turning white?

    As we’ve mentioned, clay plant pots are porous and essentially breathe, which means they allow air to pass in and out. The natural salts and minerals from fertiliser and water escape to the outside which causes this white residue to appear on the outside. But don't worry, it is harmless and extremely easy to clean. 

  • How to clean your terracotta planters

    Easily, that’s how. Terracotta plants can get white residue over time, however, it is very easy to remove.

    Using a simple mixture of 1 part white vinegar and 20 parts water is a cheap and easy way to clean terracotta planters. You can soak your planters for around 30 minutes and then scrub them clean.

    Alternatively, you can use warm soapy water. Just remove the excess dirt first so you can focus on getting them spotless.