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Houseplants you can easily grow from leaves

ET Online

Feb 26, 2024

Snake Plant

Snake Plant

Snake Plant thrives on neglect and can even sprout new plantlets from a single leaf section. Lay the leaf flat on moist soil and watch tiny shoots emerge!

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African Violets

African Violets can be grown from a healthy leaf with its petiole intact. Plant the petiole in a shallow pot with moist soil and provide indirect sunlight.

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Spider Plant

Spider plant produces spiderettes with baby plantlets at the tips. Detach these plantlets and pot them individually for new growth.

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Peperomia

Peperomia leaves can be propagated by placing the petiole (leaf stem) in water or moist soil, allowing them to root and develop into new plantlets.

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Swedish Ivy

This cascading vine can be propagated from leaf cuttings with ease. Place a stem cutting with a few leaves in water and wait for roots to develop.

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Christmas Cactus

This seasonal bloomer can be propagated from stem cuttings containing single leaves. Plant the cuttings in moist soil and provide bright, indirect light

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Begonia

Propagate begonias from leaf cuttings with a small portion of the stem attached. Plant the cuttings in moist soil and maintain consistent moisture.

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Aloe Vera

Not only is Aloe Vera known for its soothing properties, but it can also be propagated from single leaves. Cut a healthy leaf at the base and allow the cut end to callous over before planting it upright in moist soil.

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