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 Why do roots grow downward?

Answer They are seeking water and vitamins which they require. These are found in the soil, so the roots of a plant grow down. If you look at the roots of a large tree in a wet area like Seattle, they are... Read More »
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Why do roots grow down?

Do roots from plants always grow down?

In most cases yes.Although a few species of Orchids grow roots any which way and don't grow in soil.roots can sense gravity, take them into space and they grow every which way
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How do roots help a young plant grow?

because the roots support the plant during storms if planted on an angle. They also gather nutrients for the plant.
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