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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-30-2003, 06:47 AM Thread Starter
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I have one java fern and it seem so be growing root on the end of the leaves on the bottom why is it doing this and is it a good thing and i believe it is roots they are redish brown in colour.
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Java ferns reproduce by forming new leaves growing off of the larger ones. This sounds like what your is doing. If so, just wait until the new plants get about 1" long and then you can pull them off and attach them to something.
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cool i didn't know that they made new plants off of there leaves i just thought my plant might just get more leaves and gor bushy and tall thanks for the information and do you know how offten they do this ?
And i have also seen a java fern that was like $50.00 that was called a mother plant so is that what mine has become is a "Mother Plant"
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