View Full Version : What does the rhizome look like?

02-28-2010, 03:01 AM
Well I have a tropica fern that I was instructed not to bury the rhizome of, so I simply anchored it to a rock as I see most people do with similar plants, but I also see that you can still put it in substrate as long as the rhizome is not buried. So I was just wondering, where exactly is and what does the rhizome look like? If anyone could direct me to a picture that demonstrates this or simply draw an arrow on paint over one of their pictures it would be much appreciated :22: .

02-28-2010, 03:07 AM
There is a photo I found on google, http://www.freewebs.com/fruitbat/javarhiz.jpg The rimzone is above the roots.

02-28-2010, 03:29 AM
Yeah, the mostly horizontal part of the plant that the roots and stems are attached to. As long as it's sitting on the substrate or mostly uncovered, it'll be fine.


02-28-2010, 06:19 AM
Ahhh it suddenly sticks out like a sore thumb now that I know what I'm looking for. Thanks a bunch :ssmile: .