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A concrete pot is a large, heavy container made of cement that can be used to grow plants in. They are usually placed on the ground or patio and filled with soil for planting flowers, vegetables or herbs.

The best Concrete Pot in the UK: Our selection

Concrete Pot: Frequently asked questions

What types of Concrete Pot are there and what determines a good product?

There are many types of concrete pots, but the most common ones used for succulents and cacti are made from a mixture of cement and sand. They can be round or square in shape (or even rectangular) with an opening at the top where you plant your plants. Some have drainage holes while others do not so make sure to check before purchasing one if that is something important to you.

The quality of the concrete used, and how well it is cured. A good pot will have a smooth surface without any cracks or holes in the bottom. It should be heavy for its size (a sign that there's lots of concrete), and not too porous to allow water penetration into the soil below.

Who should use a Concrete Pot?

Anyone who wants to grow a plant that needs extra protection from the elements. These pots are great for succulents, cacti and other desert plants. They also work well in cold climates where you need to protect your garden during winter months or if you live in an area with high winds. Concrete Pots can be used as planters on decks and patios because they won't blow away like wooden containers do when it's windy outside.

Based on what criteria should you buy a Concrete Pot?

The first thing to consider is the size of your plant. If you have a large, mature tree or shrub, it will require more space than if you were growing something small like herbs and vegetables that can be planted in groups on top of each other. You should also take into consideration how much time you are willing to spend watering plants because concrete pots do not hold water as well as clay pots. For example, cactus and succulents need less frequent watering while tomatoes and peppers may need daily attention during hot weather months so they don’t dry out too quickly between waterings.

You need to look out for the quality of concrete used in making a Concrete Pot. The best ones are made with high-quality cement, which is durable and long lasting. They should also be free from any kind of cracks or holes that can let water seep through them easily.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a Concrete Pot?


Concrete pots are very durable and long lasting. They can be used indoors or outdoors, in the rain or snow. The concrete is a natural insulator that keeps your plant warm in winter and cool in summer. It also helps to prevent over-watering by allowing excess water to drain through the bottom of the pot.


The main disadvantage of a Concrete Pot is that it will crack and break over time. This can be avoided by using a good quality concrete mix, but even the best mixes have their limits. It's also not possible to plant directly into the pot because they are too hard for plants to grow in (although you could use them as planters). Finally, if your garden has heavy clay soil then these pots may sink down over time due to water retention - so keep an eye on them.

Shopping Guide: Everything you need to know

Which brands and manufacturers are represented in our review?

In our review, we present products from various manufacturers and suppliers. The list includes products from the following brands and manufacturers, among others:

  • Homes on Trend
  • Clas Ohlson

What is the price range of the featured products?

The cheapest Concrete Pot in our review costs around 8 pounds and is ideal for customers who are conscious about their money. However, those who are willing to spend more money for better quality can also spend around 54 pounds for one of the more expensive products.