Recovered and Covered

This is the aftermath of an unexpected freeze last winter.  The split leaf philodendron looked very hopeless.  Its main function was to cover up utilities.

Happily, the plant was able to come back and serve its intended purpose.

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Hanging On

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My huge Split Leaf Philodendron took a big hit from the freeze and lost nearly all its leaves.  It is the third time in its life that this has happened. The large Philodendron was put there to hide the utility pipes and boxes. But, once the leaves were gone, I noticed something interesting the plant was doing.  Take a look at the two aerial roots that have looped around the pipes, hanging on for more stability.

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The root didn’t stop there.  About four bricks up it continues along the wall and behind the utility equipment.

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Next, the root rounds the corner.

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And into a weep hole.  What next?  Plants always amaze me.