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  Re: Philodendron Xanadu--what's going on?
From: plantnut at shadow.net (Dewey Fisk) on 1997.09.04 at 15:32:18(1161)
>Philodendron Xanadu has been growing happily here in
>the office for several years.
>All of a sudden, it is putting out aerial roots that
>just won't stop. They seem to grow a couple of inches
>overnight.
>What triggers a plant to do this?

Sue,
Possibly two things... 1. Maturity (all Philos are epiphytic to one
degree or another) and 2. It might not be getting the nutrition it needs nd
is sending out roots to search... When did you repot and fertilize
last...?
Dewey

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