Baby sword plants...

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So a few of my sword plants had these stalks on them when I bought them. And after a little time I they started growing leaves, and then roots. I did some research and found out that they are baby plants.
My question is what to do with them. .. the roots are getting pretty long, and one of the stalks is drooping toward the substrate.
Should I cut then off and plant them individually?
Should I just bury the whole strand, still attached to the mother plant?
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ehall67 replied the topic: Baby sword plants...

lol never thought a plant could actually be cute :kiss:

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Matt replied the topic: Baby sword plants...

I would cut it and bury the roots. Looks as though it's trying to do what plants would normally do in sending roots to the substrate.

Consider it propagation. That's a pretty normal thing for plants to do. As long as your tank conditions are favorable to the plants they will thrive like crazy.

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Big-Ken replied the topic: Baby sword plants...

Cut them off and plant each one, i just replanted 6 litte guys
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