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Can a plant grow out of another plant’s roots?

Usually when you buy a plant, when taking it out the soil around the plant has curled up roots. Usually I cut off the bottom to loosen it before putting into another pot. Can a plant grow from those discarded roots that were cut off?

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#1 Comment By theficuswrangler On 07/17/2014 @ 9:21 pm

No, those parts of the roots have not vegetative capacity. The best thing to do with them is add them to the compost pile.

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