What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Orchid potting

Zone PE19 5TQ | Patgale added on January 7, 2016 | Answered

I have a healthy orchid, in flower almost continuously. However, it has a mass of aerial roots and looks as if it is trying to climb out of the pot. Do I bury these roots or cut them, or should it look like this?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on January 8, 2016

This is quite common for the orchid to send out new roots and they often form these roots on the surface of the growing medium.
The next time you repot the orchid, choose a slightly larger pot to adequately fit the roots comfortably.


Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

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

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

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert