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Plant is pushing itself out from the pot

Posted by MsGreenFinger 8 Ireland (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 12, 14 at 11:23

My Sans 'friends' is not too big and is kept in a semi-hydro culture so there is no soil in the pot but only clay pellets. The potting media is therefore very light. The plant has developed a large rhizome growing downwards and pushing the plant out from the pot. How can I make the rhizome grow vertically so a pup would emerge? Or can I shorten the rhizome?

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RE: Plant is pushing itself out from the pot

Tough luck on your rhizome growth; it happens. However, if you were to sever the rhizome it should live and grow on its own. The vertical grandis rhizome in this picture survived a cut from the parent. You might wait until you can't stand it any longer before you cut.

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