Open2

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.


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
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.

Was this answer useful?
01
WillCreed
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.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Open2

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.