Plants You Can Grow From Cuttings – And How to Do It

Plants You Can Grow From Cuttings – And How to Do It

Certainly! Here’s a list of 20 plants and herbs that you can grow from cuttings:

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) – Snip a 4-6 inch cutting just below a leaf node and root it in water or soil.

Mint (Mentha spp.) – Take a 3-5 inch cutting from a healthy stem, remove lower leaves, and root it in water.

Lavender (Lavandula spp.) – Cut a 2-3 inch stem from new growth, remove lower leaves, and root it in soil.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) – Take a 4-6 inch cutting, remove lower leaves, and root it in well-draining soil.

Thyme (Thymus spp.) – Snip a 3-4 inch stem from a healthy plant, remove lower leaves, and root it in soil.

Sage (Salvia officinalis) – Take a 3-5 inch cutting, remove lower leaves, and root it in soil or water.

Oregano (Origanum spp.) – Snip a 3-5 inch cutting from a healthy stem, remove lower leaves, and root it in soil.

Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller) – Cut a mature leaf, let it callus for a day, and then plant it in well-draining soil.

Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata) – Cut a healthy leaf into sections and root them in soil.

ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) – Take a leaf or stem cutting, let it callus, and root it in soil.

Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides) – Snip a 3-5 inch stem from a healthy plant, remove lower leaves, and root it in water.

Jade Plant (Crassula ovata) – Take a 3-4 inch cutting from a mature stem and root it in soil.

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) – Cut a 4-6 inch stem, remove lower leaves, and root it in water or soil.

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) – Snip a spiderette (baby plant) with some roots and plant it in soil.

Geranium (Pelargonium spp.) – Take a 3-4 inch stem cutting, remove lower leaves, and root it in soil.

Wandering Jew (Tradescantia zebrina) – Cut a 4-6 inch stem, remove lower leaves, and root it in water or soil.

African Violet (Saintpaulia ionantha) – Take a healthy leaf with a petiole and root it in soil or water.

Rose (Rosa) – Cut a 6-8 inch stem, remove flowers and most leaves, and root it in well-draining soil.

English Ivy (Hedera helix) – Take a 4-6 inch cutting, remove lower leaves, and root it in water or soil.

Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata) – Cut a 6-8 inch stem just below a leaf node and root it in water or soil.

Remember to keep your cuttings in a warm, bright location, and ensure they have adequate moisture during the rooting process. Different plants may have slightly different requirements, so always research specific care guidelines for each species you wish to propagate. Happy gardening!