How do you keep aerial roots moist?
Unlike other houseplants, aerial roots are essential for orchids. If you want, you can put them in the potting medium (sphagnum moss, bark), as this will make it easier for them to get moisture.
Can Monstera aerial roots rot?
In some cases, pruning Monstera aerial roots makes sense. For instance, if the plant’s roots are browned or decaying, you shouldn’t keep them attached to the plant. The rot could spread. Long, dangling aerial roots that have taken over your wall are okay to prune.
Do Monstera aerial roots need water?
Monstera aerial roots tend to sprout from the plant’s nodes just like leaves or normal roots, although they don’t always. They can be up to a centimeter (0.4″ in thickness.) Aerial roots on Monstera have two basic functions: Providing nutrients and water.