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#363001 Jan 2nd, 2013 at 02:31 AM
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Hi all
happy new year

I am a new member
I would like to ask you about what is going on with my spider plant

I received this plant from my mom as a gift
it is about 9 months

I am asking about what are these root like growth that emerge from the plant ?

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Welcome, Seleh. You have a very pretty spider plant! I believe those are aerial roots that we see growing out of the base of your plant. I would just leave them alone to do what they do. Spider plants do have very heavy roots under there and become almost bulbous.
When I re-pot mine, there is usually very little soil left in the pot. It is all roots. I take them out of the gallon pots and set them on the ground. Then I take a flat shovel and cut away at least a third of the root on the bottom and an inch or two all around the sides. Re-pot with fresh soil in the same 1 gallon hanging pots on my porch. They respond very well to this treatment. Good tough plants.


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Thanks alot Tina for your help and nice expression about my plant :)

I will try doing this and tell you what will happen

I also will post more pic after this growth being apparent



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