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    I personally would just clip off the dead leaves there and leave the stems as-is. I think you could bury them if you want to, but I'm not completely sure about that.

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    I've become iffy on what to do in this case. While burying stems can make the plant produce basals or adventitious roots, both good things, I have also had several plants recently that decided stems under the soil mean time to rot right in the middle (though this I partially attribute to a terrible quality sphagnum I acquired some time back). I think safest bet is leave them above soil unless you see adventitious roots forming.
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    There are no adventurous roots, so I'll put it above the soil. I'll order some decent sphagnum soon. Thanks.
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