Re: Philodendron aerial roots


>Awhile back I wrote about Philodenron "Xanadu" and
>all the aerial roots that it was producing.
>
>Question: when I divide and repot this thing, what
>should I do  with these roots? I shouldn't bury
>them, should I? Snip them off?

Sue,
Think about the purpose of roots....  to provide nurishment to the plant...
If I were you, I would do my best to cram them in the pot.  If you soak
them in water for a couple of hours, they will become more pliable...  Cut
them if absolutely necessary only....
Dewey

Dewey E. Fisk, Plant Nut
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