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I have some pennywort floating and a couple small stems planted. I was wondering if I could take a stem with several leaves and nodes I hope thats what they are called and lay the stem flat in the substrate and have each leave grow up to produce a plant. I hope this makes sense and thanks.
 

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Ha, I like the idea, but my guess is that it won't work out as planned.

Try it out and see what happens!
 

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I have a couple stems with 5 nodes on them and I was just going to lay the entire stem flat and cover it all except for the area around the nodes but make sure to get the roots covered. I can picture like a wall of the pennywort growing and I think it would look nice.
 

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Sound like an interesting experiment. I find that my pennywort doesn't particularly care about being rooted in the substrate. It grows lots of aerial roots but doesn't have a large root structure in the substrate, I frequently find it hovering about the substrate and have to replant. I don't think I could train mine, no matter how I prune it quickly grows into a big jumbled mess.

It is a nice idea, though, if you can get it to work make sure to show us a picture.
 

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Well nobody has told me it wont work so tomorrow I think I will try it and see how it goes or should I say grows.
 
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