ZZ Plant Root Bound and Divided - July 2021
And, I tried to pry the plant out to realize that there wasn't ANY soil at all - just roots with a little soil on top of them. Here's a sideview where I clip'd open the container:
It took a bit, but I was able to get the ZZ plant out of the container with MOST of the roots intact:
With my hori hori, I cut this thing in half and the replanted it into two containers with a lot of new container soil (moisture control). I watered them in heavy and will be keeping an eye on them in the next few days to see if they both will get established.