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Yes it would effect the root development as the plant grows out of the seedling stage. Roots develop to best serve the plants needs depending on its given location based on basic rules. if the growing medium keeps drying on the outside edges of the rectangle pot and the centre is kept moist, then the roots will go towards the water, which happens to be ...


In Australia the tree would probably live with such rough treatment, but the removal of a big root would make it more likely to fall over in a storm.


Plants loose water through transpiration, water is released through the pores in the surface of the leaf. Gasteria have large leaves, so they have a greater amount of surface area. Thinning of Gasteria leaves is normal sign of not enough water. It makes perfect sense that it happened at the peak of summer. You are waiting too long/keeping your soil ...

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