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

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.

How deep do wheatgrass roots grow?