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Q.Large Roots on My BOP Plant Are Black and Have Holes

yougotval added on October 4, 2012 | Answered

Should I remove the roots of my BOP plant that have holes in them? The new roots look fine but 2 of the older, larger ones appear to be dying off.

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Answered on October 5, 2012

Yes, you should remove these and check carefully for rot development or pests. You can also perform some root pruning. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/prune-roots.htm

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