The shorter the wig, the shorter the long rooting.. the longer the wig, the longer the long rooting...if that makes sense?
Non-Rooted -- no rooting at all. The colors stay the same from the base to the tips of the hair.
Heather in the un-rooted Tony of Beverly shade Maui Gold:
Rooted -- darker shading at root and nape.
Heather in the rooted BelleTress shade Honey with Chai Latte:
Long Root -- darker shading at root and nape; length of root correlates to the length of the wig. Most colors with this root options have "LR" at the end of the name.
Heather in the long-rooted shade Creamy Toffee-LR: