Peace Lily Plants
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Peace lily houseplant

Zone San Antonio, Texas | dcas23 added on August 9, 2016 | Answered

Our cat got to the pot and peed in it and the plant died. All that is left is a 2-3 inch root. The top 1 inch is black. I want to replant this, do you have any suggestions? I would really like for this plant to survive. Thank you.

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    Alisma
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    Answered on August 9, 2016

    To reliably regrow a peace lily it is best to have a portion of root with at least one leaf attached, but there is a chance that this plant might grow back from just the root. Try cutting away the blackened portion and planting the remainder as a root cutting. This article may help:

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/cuttings/what-are-root-cuttings.htm

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