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Old 02-11-2013, 07:29 AM   #1
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what is growing on my plant??:eek:


Attached a pic of something growing on the underside of what I think is Java fern? This looks strange to me so I thought I would post it on here for an ID.

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Old 02-11-2013, 07:52 AM   #2
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those are baby ferns. let them grow and once they become a decent size you can remove them attach them to something else.
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:50 AM   #3
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those are baby ferns. let them grow and once they become a decent size you can remove them attach them to something else.
+1 on that the long brown stuff is the roots of the new plantlet's and the green looking ball in the center of it is the new leaves that are are forming.
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That's how they propagate. Tinier version of them grow on their leaves. You can pull it off after it grows to about 2".
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