Open2
Q.

What are these white spots on this root?

Zone T2Z 2P7 | Anonymous added on October 29, 2019 | Answered

I have a plant that I re-potted. There was a root and I thought I’d put it in water to try to reroot. It has these white spots on it and I’m not sure if it worked.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
GKH_Susan
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 2, 2019

It appears to be a superficial fungus infection on the surface of the root, due to standing in water. I'd put it in sand or soil that can drain adequately while it roots. Use a rooting compound, which usually has a fungicide ingredient for this purpose.

00
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...
Open2
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

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

Learn More