Dividing a plant 3 years overdue

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silence882

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Nooooooooooooo!!! Specimen! Oh well. Well grown and bloomed.
At the moment I could reasonably handle a specimen helenae in my cabinet. That's about it.

This one was growing like crazy.

Are divisions for sale?
Sure - when it's warmed up a bit and they've had some time to root.
 

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So tempting to have one of these Classics. Keep at least 2, in case one goes south!
I'll be keeping the nicest one for myself, obviously. And will have the rest for several months as they root.

How did you get the roots unjumbled and old mid out without destroying them?
Soaked it for a couple hours before starting, then spent another couple hours untangling. Even so, many healthy roots were lost. But the divisions should bounce back.
 

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When I saw the root pic I thought ‘good luck’ :D but saw you did get it apart. My eyes would have glazed over after an hour of peering and pulling!
 

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