Komodo Dragon

old_dirt zone 5bJune 20, 2012

I just received a small komodo dragon and would like to make it a center piece planted in a container. Iknow it is a giant, so how large of a container should I use and how often would I have to repot to a larger container? Would I need to take any winter precautions in zone 5? I've never done any container plantings. I thought about a 1/2 whiskey barrel or tall vase shaped container...

Any suggestions would be appreciated...

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

how big is small ..???

if it is 4 inches.. i would pot it into a quart .. and tip it out into my hand once a month..

and as the roots hit the side.. and grew down.. when the roots hit the bottom..

i would up pot to a gallon ...

and then a 2 gallon .. next year??

and then.. probably into a whiskey barrel ...

the pots can be sunk in the whiskey barrel in the mean time ...

in MI.. winter storage will be your biggest issue on survival..

ken, in adrian MI

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