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To repot or not to repot? That is the question

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Dimimelbourne

I have this golden cane palm who I keep indoors in a really bright room. It has grown incredibly fast, more than doubled in the few months I’ve had it. I repotted it perhaps 3 months ago and it looks like it could already use another upgrade! I want to encourage it to keep growing so I’m unsure if repotting it would encourage this or perhaps slow it down? Maybe it’ll focus more on growing roots or the root movement may affect its foliage growth? We’re also coming to the end of the growing season where I am as well.

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lzorrito
2 hours ago, Dimimelbourne said:

I repotted it perhaps 3 months ago and it looks like it could already use another upgrade! I want to encourage it to keep growing so I’m unsure if repotting it would encourage this or perhaps slow it down? Maybe it’ll focus more on growing roots or the root movement may affect its foliage growth?

Hi! Nice looking lutescens, but don't repot it yet. Let it root bound again, them you may think on that. Potted palms like to be root bound, and you've repoted it just a few months ago and getting to end of your growing season, it's just fine like that for the incoming fall/winter. Slow down your watering during the next cool season. 

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