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Division of suckers, removed with care from established plants during the dormant season. Larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring. Cuttings of young shoots. Young basal shoots in early summer work quite well. Harvest the shoots when they are about 10 - 15cm long with plenty of underground stem. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer.Layering.
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Hardy to about -20°c. Plants are moderately fast growing. They sucker freely and can be invasive. Some named forms have been developed for their ornamental value. This species is notably resistant to honey fungus.The flowers are said to be usually unisexual but we do not know if the plants are dioecious or monoecious.
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