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New root growing from old Phal root?

This is a discussion on New root growing from old Phal root? within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; As you can see, there seems to be a new root growing from the bigger ...

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    Default New root growing from old Phal root?



    As you can see, there seems to be a new root growing from the bigger older one. Is this normal? Should I do anything about it?
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    It's very common. I have several like that.

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    Not a problem. Orchid growth (Spike, root, leaves) is good. No worries.

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    Phals are known to do this to seek out moisture they have nodes along their roots if they break then it will produce side roots as indicated in your picture. I see its growing a new leaf also it must be going through its active growth cycle lookout for more roots and leaves! Its perfectly normal and looks very happy

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    Yes! You should SMILE, and be very happy! Betty

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    healthy root tips are always good news

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