Climbers – Container Size

Within NPS Climbers container size is defined by ‘C’ followed by a number indicating the volume in litres, e.g. C5.

Pot grown plants are defined by ‘P’ followed by a number indicating the upper, outside width in cm, typically ranging from 5-13 cm.  P9 is a typical small size, containing approx. 0.5 litres of growing medium.

Type Volume in litres
P9 0.5
C1/P11 1
C1.5/P13 1.5
C2 2
C3 3
C4 4
C5 5
C7.5 7.5
C10 10
C15 15

The most typical pot or container sizes are shown in bold type.  For an illustration of the different container sizes, please see Shrubs.