Adeniums forum: what to do with adenium roots?

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armando
Nov 7, 2015 9:36 PM CST
Hello everyone.
I moved my adenium to a new wider pot today.
I raised it a couple of inches from the ground to expose some more of the roots.
There are a lot of little roots coming out of the thick roots.
What should I do with them? Should I prune them? or should I leave them in there?
thanks a lot for your help :)
here are some pictures:

This is a picture of it before being repoted:

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And... this is how it looks now.
What should I do???


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Name: Rick
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RCanada
Nov 8, 2015 8:36 AM CST
Armando, I would leave it as you have and let it acclimate for awhile. Some of the fine roots will air dry and some will grow giving it a nice appearance.

In some countries where they grow large specimens, they lift leaving the soil around roots and plant it above soil line. When the rains come, it washes all of the soil away exposing the roots.

Can clean up any unwanted roots later on.

Rick
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