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    Default feed me Seymour

    .. or "reach out & touch someone"

    For what ever reason this Enc decided to send a number of roots out the hole in the bottom of the pot. [Won't that make repotting a "joy" a some future point.] Additionally all of the roots are headed, as you can see, away from the plant stand.

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    I believe that will call for the classic 'hammer vs clay pot' scenario when it comes time for repotting.

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    those are crazy rooots! I would break them off when its time to repot...those aerial roots will rot anyways when they are put into a pot and moist media at the bottom. hehe...keeps the drip tray stuck on

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    Obviously it is trying to make its get-a-way!


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    Looks good! Doesn't look like you have to worry about re-potting anytime soon

    Be careful though; those roots WILL in fact come and strangle you when you are asleep, if you don't take care of it...


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    ...Or maybe you could train it to haul its own water in a bucket from the sink. Eat an Oreo along the way. Run for President. Obviously, this is an encyclia with ambitions.

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