The easiest houseplants to grow from cuttings – an expert reveals 5 of the best to propagate

1. Devil's Ivy

Devil's Ivy is an easy plant to take care of and is one of the best plants for hanging baskets around your home. You may also find information about Pothos plant care when searching for these trailing houseplants, but rest assured that these plants are one and the same.

2. Snake Plants

It is easy to learn how to propagate a snake plant as it simply involves placing a newly cut leaf in a container of water. Choose a tall container such as a glass jar or vase that is tall and wide enough to hold the cut leaf upright as it develops roots. Cut a healthy leaf from the plant near the base using clean gardening shears before placing it so that the lower quarter of the leaf is submerged in water.

3. Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera Deliciosa plants are some of the world's most Instagrammable house plants and for good reason. Their sheer size and aesthetically shaped leaves make them the perfect cultural option for decorating with plants.

4. Spider Plant

Spider plants are one of the best low-maintenance indoor plants and frequently sprout 'spiderettes' – small clumps of leaves that are perfect for propagating at home. Because of this, Spider plants are some of the easiest houseplants to grow from cuttings.

5. String Of Hearts

A hardy indoor low-light plant, a String of hearts is a great option for beginners. 'String of hearts is a great plant to choose to grow from cuttings, as it’s pretty fast growing – you can expect to see the first sign of roots sprouting in as little as five days making it an incredibly rewarding plant to propagate,' Jo explains. 'Especially if you’re a first-time propagator! For this reason, we recommend popping your cutting into the water to root, so you can check to see for first signs of any sprouting. But make sure you wait until your cuttings roots are mature enough to be potted.'

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