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Kimberly4403

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I want to replant my banana lilly but its roots are massive at least 1 foot can i trim them to make it easier to replants

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Do you mean the roots, or the nodules? The nodules should never be trimmed, as they're nutrient storage for the plant and they don't come back once they're gone.

You can trim the thin roots that grow off of them, but that would be all I'd do.
 

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Better not to trim roots because it shocks the plant and slows its growth. But you can.
 
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The roots are very long and white i didnt cut them when i replanted it last time and so there starting to come up through surface i just rolled them into a ball and pressed them into sand but because of how long they are it was difficult i dont like were it is still so planning on moving it again depending on what extra plants i get to add

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