Re: Broken Sago finally rooted!
Posted by Tom Broome on 5/16/2009, 8:52 pm, in reply to "Re: Broken Sago finally rooted!"
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: If it was me, I would wait till it
: has a good mass of roots. You could
: plant it now and would probably be
: alright, but if it only has a few
: roots and in the tansplant get
: broken in any way, you didn't do
: yourself a favor. Now that it has
: some roots, it will grow many more
: roots much faster, so it is worth
: the wait. It shouldn't take more
: than another few months now.
: Thanks again, Tom! Do I need to
: fertilize it or augment the sand in
: any way?
: I think I'm going to let it sit
: right where it is through the
: summer. I've attached links to a
: couple of pics - just thought you
: might enjoy seeing.
: I think it looks fantastic, but if
: you see something glaringly obvious
: that I'm doing wrong, please say so.
I saw the pics, the plant looks pretty good, a little off color on the leaves, so you never know how many roots are supporting the top. A stem that large can produce a good set of leaves that are feeding on the starch content of the stem without very many roots, so you never know sometimes. I'd go ahead and hit it with some fertilizer, but I don't think you need any special medium or have to add to what you have for soil.