Arial roots

by Amjad
(Amman,Jordan )

hello jacki,
are arial roots signs of thirst???

Hi Amjad, they could be one sign of the plant needing more water - or, the roots could be rotten from too much water, and the plant is trying to make more roots to take over.

It depends on the plant; some, like Aeonium haworthia 'Kiwi' seem to make a lot of aerial roots, eventually getting long enough to reach the ground.

Others, like many creeping Sedum, will root all along their length. What is the plant that this is happening with? That might give me a clue to what's going on.


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