Re: Philodendron aerial roots

>That's my point. My understanding is that subsurface roots are different
>than aerial roots, even if the two zones exist on the same root. Burying the
>aerial portion often leads to rot of the root. If the aerial portion hits
>substrate and changes...I think the root is ok. Does this make any sense?

Sorry, not to me.  I have never had a root rot from this.  Only rot that I
get is if it is damaged or bruised in the process of repotting.

Dewey E. Fisk, Plant Nut
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