Aerial Roots

Anonymous added on December 30, 2010 | Answered

Can we remove the aerial roots growing from our plant? The plant is doing well otherwise, now about 8-foot tall.

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Answered on December 30, 2010

It is not recommended that you remove the aerial roots. If you prune them, you can open the plant up to disease. If possible, give them something to cling to, like a moss covered pole. This will keep them controlled and less unsightly.

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Answered on April 8, 2018

What kind of plant is it? If it is a Monstara deliciosa, feel free to remove the aerial roots without worry.

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