Date: Sun, 22 Aug 99 07:49 EDT From: Dave Evans <T442119@RUTADMIN.RUTGERS.EDU> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-Id: <aabcdefg2992$foo@default> Subject: Re: Cobra Lily is producing baby plants from roots!
> I just unpotted my cobra lily to find that from the roots it had produced
> a baby plant! The little plant has about five, not quite developed 1 1/2
> inch tall pitchers, but it doesn't have any roots - it is just growing
> from a big, thick white root attached to the mother plant.
Sounds like your Darlingtonia is happy, Amy. BTW, that big
white root is really a type of stem called a stolon--not a root
at all. These stolons or runners can get up a couple feet long,
when given enough room. The plant uses this technique to make
more of it's self, but also to move around.
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