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21 Indoor Plants You Can Grow in Jars & Bottles

There are Indoor Plants You Can Grow in Glass Jars and Bottles. Select your favorites from this list and start growing them in your home.

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Indoor Plants You Can Grow in Jars and Bottles

1. Herbs

Indoor Plants You Can Grow in Glass Jars and Bottles

Herbs like basil, parsley, oregano, chives, dill, cilantro, thyme, mint, and watercress can be grown in mason jars and glass bottles easily.

Have a look at the exclusive list of kitchen herbs here 

2. Pothos

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Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Growing pothos in glass jars is easy as the plant has very few demands. Propagate them in a bottle or a jar of your choice either in soil or water and your pothos will be ready to rock!

Here’s all you need to know about growing pothos

3. English Ivy

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Botanical Name: Hedera helix

These plants can be easily grown in glass jars filled with water or soil, both. Just make sure that you’re keeping your ivy plants in a bright spot.

Check out our article on growing English Ivy indoors here 

4. Wandering Jew

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Botanical Name: Tradescantia

Tradescantia varieties are the best choice when it comes to growing them in jars. The striped colorful, delicate foliage looks charming in bottles too.

Have a look at different types of Wandering Jews here

5. Watch Chain Plant

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Botanical Name: Crassula lycopodioides

This beautiful crassula variety looks enchanting in a jar. You can grow other low-maintenance crassulas like the jade plant as well! The idea to use your judgement while watering to reduce the chances of overwatering in a jar without drainage.

6. House Holly Fern

Botanical Name: Cyrtomium falcatum ‘Rochfordianum’

An easy to care plant, it displays shiny green leaflets that pair really well with other bright houseplants. The plant thrives in well-draining soil and indirect light.

Check out our article on indoor plants in glass jars ideas here

7. Cactus

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Botanical Name: Cactaceae

Small cacti varieties like Angel’s wings, Bunny ears, and Bishop’s cap will look simply great in small mason jars or glass bowls.

Here are the best indoor cactus you can grow

8. Aloe Vera

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Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis miller

With so many benefits, aloe makes for a great plant to grow indoors. Young aloe vera plants can be grown in smaller glass jars easily.

Here’s all you need to know about growing aloe vera 

9. Wheatgrass

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Botanical Name: Thinopyrum intermedium

Growing wheatgrass is easy from seeds, and a mason jar serves as a perfect planter. Keep the soil damp and place the jar in shade for soft leaves.

Check out our article on growing wheatgrass here

10. Succulents

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Small, cute, and colorful succulents come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You can pick them according to the jar size but be careful with watering–water only when the soil seems very dry. You can add charcoal in the bottom for a drainage layer.

11. Purple Oxalis

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Botanical Name: Oxalis

The colorful leaves of oxalis will look really good in a transparent mason jar or any colorful bottle. Keep it at a location where the plant can get dappled sunlight.

12. Snake Plant

Botanical Name: Dracaena trifasciata

The tall leaves of the plant in a brilliant contrasting hue of green and yellow will look just perfect with transparent glass jars. Growing it makes sense as it offers many benefits.

Check out our article on growing snake plants here 

13. DIY Terrarium Lamp

This terrarium will show your love for plants. If you like, check out its DIY here.

14. Hanging Herb Garden

Want to complete this DIY? Click here.

15. Coleus

Coleus cuttings develop roots in the water on a windowsill. You can try this!

16. Good Luck Jar

A mason jar is used to grow a jade plant. This can be used as a nice party favor.

17. Variegated Monstera

One of the rarest houseplants–the cutting of a variegated monstera in a glass bottle.

18. Maidenhair Fern

A candle jar reused to grow maidenhair fern!

19. Ferns in Mason Jars

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As ferns don’t need a lot of light, you can bring them indoors. Because these jars have no drainage holes–be careful with watering!

20. Philodendron

Philodendron could be the best plant to grow from a stem cutting in the water.

21. Syngoniums in Jars

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You can grow syngoniums in glass jars in water. It’s easy!

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