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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #162

>From: "Peter Carroll" <Peteriss at mediaone_net>
>Subject: Stem Plants dropping roots
>......My stem plants:  Ludwigia, Bacopa, Tricoronis rivularis (Mexican Oak
>>Leaf),Telanthera Lilaciana, and Cabomba are all growing well, and have
>been >pruned regularly.  My problem is that they all keep "dropping roots"
>from many >of the leaf nodes.  The plants seem to be very healthy, but I
>don't like the
>look.  Is  this caused by some deficency or is are the plants doing "too well"

"Dropping roots" is normal and not related to any deficiency.  You have to
live with it.  Hygrophila polysperma especially likes to do this.  Plants
don't do it if they are light starved, but they look even worse, then.

Paul Krombholz, in Central Mississippi, where the chance for more rain
tonight is gone.