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Old 12-28-2008, 05:41 PM   #1
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Plant ties

I bought some plants online that were held in a bunch by a metal-like tie. it wraps around the roots kind of and keeps them in a pretty bunch. Will leaving these ties on inhibit the growth any?
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:33 PM   #2
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Take them off. The sinkers constrict the plants & they rot under them.
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I remove them personally, cuz then I can spread the plant out more evenly so it grows more full.
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Agree, remove it. Also, IME if you plant the plants 1 stem at a time, even if you want them close together, I get better results than planting the whole bunch.
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I can tell you from experience, I left them on and the stems do rot. Remove them.
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