Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a flower pot weigh?



How much does a pot, including potting soil, weigh?


The total weight of a pot depends upon, type of potting soil used and the moisture. From conversations with different potting soil suppliers it appears that potting soil will weigh between 15 and 30 pounds per cubic foot. If we look at a table of sizes from a popular fabric based pot the wights of the larger sizes could be:


Pot Size (gal)

Weight (pounds)

20

40 to 80

25

50 to 100

30

60 to 120

45

90 to 180

65

130 to 160

100

200 to 400