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    Do rosetted species typically form rootlets?

    So I've got a little D. admirabilis "palmiet river RSA" and this morning I noticed a few plantlets along the edge of the pot. I've never let it flower, so they're not seedlings. There's also an offshoot from the..... trunk...... of the main plant.

    Drosera Admirabilis: Rootlets

    Drosera Admirabilis: Rootlet and Offshoots

    Would it be safe to remove these guys? How would I go about doing so?

    Jason

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    The one on the edge you can let grow until you think it is a reasonable size and then just pop it off during a repot. The other one, if it were me, I'd gently tug at the dead leaves around it and see if they come off. That will give you a better look at how it's connected. If you're lucky it's already got some roots on it from being surrounded in the dead leaves.
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    Looks more like it'd be a structure popping up from a stolon, though I've never heard of Drosera making stolons. Nice looking plant

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    Any plant with extrememly long roots like that will pop up plantlets if it is in a shorter pot. I've found that the plants I have in 8 inch+ pots don't do that, and the roots take a lot longer to clump up in the bottom of the pot. Its a great way to propagate them without even trying! Great-looking plant by the way.
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    Thanks for the compliments.

    Maybe I'll repot it into something a little larger this summer. The pot in the picture is 3 inches.

    Here's a bonus pic

    Drosera Admirabilis: Rosette

    Jason

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