pot up(redirected from potting something up)
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To transplant a seedling or plant into a pot. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pot" and "up." A: "Wow, your gardenias are gorgeous!" B: "Thanks! I can pot one up for you, if you'd like to take one home with you." It's starting to get quite cold out, so I want to pot up these basil plants so I can tend to them indoors.
pot something up
to put plants into pots. If you would like one of these tomato plants, I'll pot one up for you. Jan potted up a plant for me.