1. Rhizome division: Planting the plants in large (wide) pots will encourage the formation of secondary rhizomes or stolons whose ends will produce plants which, when they have developed a root system, can be severed from the mother plant.
2. Rhizome cuttings: Cut the rhizome into 2 in. (5 cm) sections and lay them on damp sphagnum moss. Dust cut surfaces with fungicide. Keep the humidity high, light bright, and the temperature at about 70°F (21 °C). New shoots will develop in about 3-6 weeks.
3. Leaf cuttings: Not very reliable. Remove the whole leaf with a small piece of the rhizome and maintain under the same conditions as outlined for rhizome cuttings. Rooting may take several months.
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