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Tried a cool way to propagate Downoi (Pogostemon helferi)

I read on here that you can just rip off a few leaves and let them float in the tank so they develop roots. I recently purchased 25 downoi plants so I had tons of left over leaves once I was done cleaning them prior to planting. I let them float around in a spare tank that just grows moss. I inject co2 but I do not fertilize (fish do the fertilizing for me).

So they have been floating around for about 3 weeks now and they developed roots from the leaves. It's just the leaf and the roots...the stem is not present.

Can these be planted already even thought it's just one leaf or do I need to wait?

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