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    Question WHAT is this weird growth?

    Hello ive noticed on my d.adelae there is this weird red thing growing off of the stem. (picture is below)
    http://s874.photobucket.com/albums/a...t=IMG_0841.jpg

    can anyone tell me what the heck this is

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    Looks like a root to me.
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    a root just growing from the stem? do i leave it ?

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    Yep, just a root. And yes, you can just leave it.
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    what exactly will it do? lead to another plant ?

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    Let it grow into the media and it will likely produce plantlets.

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    I think it's a "buttress" root. It's to support tall stems.
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