There are some Plants You Can Start with One Cutting & 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.
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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 a 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 develop 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
Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum
Growing arrowhead in water is as easy as growing lucky bamboo or pothos! 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 plant in water
8. Dragon Tree
Botanical Name: Dracaena marginata
You can easily propagate the cuttings of a 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.
Botanical Name: Pelargonium x hortorum
Geraniums are very easy to propagate in water and also do quite well in jars. Take 4-6 inches of cutting from a healthy plant, put it in a vase, and place it in a bright spot, away from the direct sun. It will root in 2-4 weeks, you can then transplant it into the soil or use it as a tabletop centerpiece.
Learn how to propagate Geraniums here
10. Heartleaf Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum
The plant looks lovely in vases with heart-shaped and bright green foliage. All you have to do is snip off a 3-5 inches long cutting from a plant, put it in a glass filled with water, and place it where it gets indirect bright light. Do change the water every 3-5 days.
Botanical Name: Monstera deliciosa
This plant will be an excellent tropical addition with its bold leaves. Take a stem cutting from the plant with several nodes and place it in non-chlorinated water. Place it where the plant gets indirect sunlight and change the water in 3-5 days or sooner.
Here’s all you need to know about growing monstera in water
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.