Propagating floating heart?

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I have a freshly bought floating heart, it seems to spit out new roots (see pics), any chance I could cut off that offshoot and propagate it?

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Yes, but be careful what you ask for :) that plant is highly invasive if it actually is Nymphoides peltata. I call it the 'Kudzu' of the aquatic world.
 
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that plant is highly invasive if it actually is Nymphoides peltata. I call it the 'Kudzu' of the aquatic world.
It's alright, I am not afraid of invasive plants, unless they start attacking me from behind and strangling me... :eek:
I am reasoning that if the plant is in pots, it should be manageable.

I still have room for more plants. Couple years ago I had some plant that grew like crazy (hornwort?) but then it died after transferring everything to a kiddie pool to prepare for remodeling the pond.

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@DerSchoeneBahnhof The general rule is that…..the more invasive the plant….the easier it is to propagate. I don’t think you will have any trouble making more little plants. (Keep in mind though, that most of us have had experience with invasive plants in the pond. But…everyone has different results, so…..)
 

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