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> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 97 9:29:59 MDT
> From: "Marshall F. Wilkinson" <wilkinso at acs_ucalgary.ca>
> My experience with the large sword plants is to trim the roots. It
> seems radical but cutting back the root stimulates new root growth.
> Ive done this on 2 occassions with good results. On a more banal
> nomenclature thread, these plants have root systems not rhizomes.
Some echinodorus seem to have rhizomes. At least, that's what I call
the thick tuber from which the plant grows. E. hormemanii seems to
have this characteristic.