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Re: amazon sword plantlets

     * From: piaba <piabinha at yahoo_com>

>hi all,
>my Echinodorus decided to bloom.  it put out two
>flowering stems and now there are at least 10
>plantlets growing along the stems.  my question is,
>can these be cut off and planted?  there are no roots
>growing, they are simply growing where the flowers were.
>tsuh yang chen, NYC

They will grow roots, soon.  When they have roots they can be cut off 
or broken off the main stem.  Or, you can wait until the plantlets 
separate by themselves when the main stem finally dies.
Paul Krombholz in mild central Mississippi, expecting heavy rains this weekend.