Fiddle leaf fig - root growing in the saucer


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I have this fiddle leaf, which was doing very well. After a while the top leaves were not growing as much and with brown spots (photo). I changed it to a bigger pot and fixed the watering frequency.
Now I checked my plant and there’s a big root (photo) growing from the bottom of the pot, into the saucer (which had water but wasn’t touching the pot).
My question is
Should I cut this root? Or repot the plant and keep this root?
Thank you
 

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You can cut it off, it won't hurt the plant. What size pot is it in now? Looking at how tall it is, I would think something around 14" should be sufficient for awhile. It looks like it's in a perfect spot light-wise.

Happy Plant Parenting!
 

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