الإثنين 22 يوليو 2024

How to propagate colorful plants in water the easy way

موقع أيام نيوز

Herbs mint oregano basil rosemary lavender and sage grow quickly in water and will even begin to produce a new leaf each day. Some houseplants that work well are English ivy philodendron tradescantia purple passion coleus and of course that oldisnewagain favorite lucky bamboo. Finally if you want to add more flowers to your home root some begonias or impatiens in water. They will even bloom during the winter!
This is the easiest houseplant youll ever have because its impossible to kill never needs feeding and isnt overly sensitive to light. And aside from its low maintenance content rooted plants in water are wellsuited to pretty much any setting from minimalist aesthetics to eclectic spaces. We show you how to succeed with this trendy but timeless approach to indoor plants.

Once youve found your specimen or cut a piece from a friends garden prepare it to grow roots. Cut just below a leaf at a point called the leaf node where the sections of the plant branch. This is where most of the rooting hormone is found in the plant which will ensure growth.
The only tricky part is using the right water. The roots will get all their nutrition from the water so you cant just use the faucet. Bottled spring water or well water works best because of the higher levels of minerals. Place your cutting in a clear glass jar or vase so the roots can get some sun.