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Re: trimmed sword


I had a sword that I wanted to remove from my tank,  but it was very well 
rooted, so I took a short cut and just cut off all the leaves leaving the 
rest to rot.  Only  problem is that it didn't, it soon sent up new leaves 
and eventually grew back to it's full size.  All I can say to you, is to try.


At 03:48 AM 10/15/99 -0400, you wrote:
>1) - I have some healthy leaves, probably about 1/3 of the remaining leaves
>look fine.  Can I safely cut out all of the dead leaves and let the plant
>recover?  Or would it be too stressful on the plant to lose ~2/3 of its
>leaves all at once, causing it to die completely?  This is a very pretty
>plant that I don't want to lose.

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