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Old 06-05-2019, 12:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Nana super slow after roots dried out over winter

So this winter I had a variegated TaNee about 8ft in a 55+ gal pot all summer. After cutting, it was about 5ft in a 55+ gal pot. It was kept indoors at 70F, but I let it dry out too much and it lost 2 pups due to rot. It's back outside right now and the mother stem has only pushed out a fraction of a leaf about 1 foot long. I'm assuming the roots are f***** up. So, should I sever all roots to the corm and replant, or leave as is? "As is" means little to no growth. Something is clearly wrong. Maybe just dig up to see what's going on with the corm? Please let me know. Thank you! I feel like I could be wasting time by doing nothing.
Growing: Ensete ventricosum 'maurelli', Musa balbisiana 'Thai Black', bordelon, basjoo, Dwarf Cavendish, Dwarf Orinoco, itinerans var. itinerans, lasiocarpa, orinoco (tall), saba, Siam Ruby, sikkimensis 'Red Tiger', TaNee, zebrina, and zebrina var. gran nain.

Seeking: Musa Itinerans var. xishuanbannaensis, French Red Plantain, Peekeli, and Ensete ventricosum.

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