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I was told that you can chop sections of Ludisia discolor and grow new plants. The jewel orchid grows in sections, and one can be cut every three sections and grow a new plant. Has anyone tried this? I am curious and too afraid to take the hack to mine yet.
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Any plants that have "nodes" (sounds like your section) can be grown that way.

Phylodendron, pepperomia, etc.

If the sections appear like nodes - sounds like you'd be able to.

I have a 2" pot with some type of arrow plant in it... and a jewel orchid just started growing out of it. I'm guessing a small section was left by the roots of the arrow plant and it's just now taking off.

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I've had good luck with cuttings on these guys... they are kind like extra flesy philo cuttings. When the adult plant starts getting leggie in its spreading I'd take a razor (or jut brake it by hand) cut it so it had a couple nodes (on mine it already showed signs of roots) and either sticking it in water or dirt. I usually just stick mine in dirt and kept it well watered.

I don't think they are any harder than philo and pothos cuttings.
 
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