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Split leaf philodendron
#402908 Jul 4th, 2019 at 08:09 AM
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Help! I have a split leaf philodendron house plant that is desperately root bound. Air roots surrounding the bottom of the pot by several layers and all over the base of the plant. I have no idea what to do. At this point I think there is very little soil left in the pot, though it is seems quite happy. I was going to attach photos but can't figure out how to do that. I am new to the website.

Re: Split leaf philodendron
arigg #402916 Jul 5th, 2019 at 04:04 AM
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You can repot it....just use a slightly larger pot.

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/repotting-split-leaf-philodendron-42465.html


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Sunflowers #402919 Jul 5th, 2019 at 06:14 AM
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Any idea what two do about all the air roots which are firmly holding the plant in the pot?

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arigg #402922 Jul 5th, 2019 at 08:15 AM
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You can snip those off....make sure to sterilize your knife with bleach and water though before cutting. Also water the plant 48 hrs before snipping the air roots.


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