There are some plants you can start with just one cutting and a glass of water! Surprised? Well, read more below.
If you are looking for easier ways to maintain houseplants, then these Plants You Can Start with One Cutting and a Glass of Water could be perfect for you.
Here are the best herbs you can grow in water
Plants You Can Start with One Cutting and a Glass of Water
Botanical Name: Codiaeum variegatum
Take a 3-6 inches long croton cutting with few leaves and put it in a glass filled with water. Replace the water every 2-3 days, and you will see the cutting forming new roots within 4-6 weeks. You can also try growing a single croton leaf with a petiole or stem attached to it.
Have a look at the best croton varieties here
Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum
Growing pothos in water is one of the simplest tasks. It’s the best way to multiply this air-purifying houseplant with heart-shaped foliage easily! All it requires is a warm area with indirect light.
Here’s all you need to know about growing pothos in water
3. Inch Plant
Botanical Name: Tradescantia zebrina
Also popularly known as wandering jew, this creeper is super easy and fun to grow in water. Take a 5-6 inches long cutting with 3-5 leaves, put it in a glass of water, and place it in bright indirect sunlight. Soon, you will have a new plant!
Check out the best types of wandering jew plants here
4. African Violet
Botanical Name: Saintpaulia
You can easily grow African violet just from leaves in a small glass of water. The roots will form in about 3 to 4 weeks, and the leaves will sprout in 6 to 8 weeks.
Here’s everything you need to know about growing African violets from leaves
5. English Ivy
Botanical Name: Hedera helix
Very easy to propagate and grow, English Ivy is a great looking houseplant that you can grow using just a healthy cutting and a glass of water.
Check out our article on growing English Ivy here
6. Spider Plant
Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum
Check out our detailed article on growing spider plants in the water here
7. Arrowhead Vine
Growing arrowhead in water is as easy as growing lucky bamboo or pothos! Just take a stem cutting with a few leaves from the healthy plant and put it in a glass filled with non-chlorinated water.
Here’s all you need to know about growing arrowhead in water
8. Dracaena Marginata
You can easily propagate the cuttings of dragon tree in water. Take a cutting with one or two nodes and put it in a glass of water to immerse the nodes. Within a few weeks, the roots will appear, and then you can transplant the cutting into a pot.
Bonus – Herb!
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
This aromatic herb has tons of benefits, and you can have it all year round by growing its cuttings in a glass of water.