unknown name, purple tropical

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Posted by valerie on June 26, 2003 at 06:16:10:

I have a tropical plant that I inherited from my mother in law before she died. I think it is a rather common plant -- it was picked up at Lowes.
It has a fleshy stalk (elbows where the lower leaves are gone) and the leaves are long and purple. It got sunburned a few weeks ago, but now there is new growth.
One of the stems is leaning rather badly and I want to know what to do to fix this and how to propogate.
Also, one of the stems has a baby growing off it. Can I remove and replant that baby?

Thanks.
Valerie

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