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Propogating Swords

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I have a "mother" plant amazon sword and flame sword that have produced shoots. From my readings I understood that I could cut the baby swords off and then "plant" them (i used a small stone to hold them in the substrate). It has been 3 days and I have not see any root shoots off of these planted baby plants. I don't want to lose them. Are there any steps I missed?
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Nope, just wait for roots to form and not just one tiny thread. A little patience and once you have a decent root mass you can cut them off and plant them. You can trim the really long ones too to make it easier to plant them. I wait until all the plants on the stem have a healthy root system.
 
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