Summer 2024You can now pre-order for next season. Deliveries will begin again in September for pot grown trees and December for bare-rooted or mixed tree orders.
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Calculate the volume of a plant pot

Most small ornamental trees can be grown in containers, but you will need to make sure the container is big enough. Our handy calculator will help you work out the volume of your container from its dimensions.

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A traditional flower-pot is circular, and wider at the top than the bottom.

Diameter across top (cm)

Diameter across bottom (cm)

Vertical height (cm)

Rectangular planter

Use this calculator for square or rectangular planters and containers.

Length of longest side (cm)

Length of shortest side (cm)

Vertical height (cm)

Cylindrical container

Cylindrical planters and containers are circular and the diameter of the top and the base are the same.

Diameter across top (cm)

Vertical height (cm)