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Re: [APD] cutting crypt roots

On 5/17/07, Stuart Halliday <stuart at mytriops_com> wrote:
> I believe RMGTBTS at aol_com wrote this email section below:
> > I am really curious on Jerry Smith instructions to cut the roots
> of  crypts.
> >
> I was wondering why we're often told this.
> The only reason I can think off is that the new roots will anchor
> themselves
> into the substrate.

That's my assumption, too.  It is the biggest reason for root trimming of
terrestrial plants when planting them.  I have read endless debates on the
value of root trimming established terrestrial plants.

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