25 Plants & Herbs You Can Propagate from Cuttings

25 Plants & Herbs You Can Propagate from Cuttings

Certainly! Here’s a list of 25 plants and herbs that you can propagate from cuttings:

1. Basil (Ocimum basilicum): Propagate basil by snipping a stem below a leaf node and placing it in water until roots form.

2. Mint (Mentha spp.): Mint can be propagated by taking cuttings from established plants and rooting them in soil or water.

3. Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis): Grow rosemary from stem cuttings. Remove leaves from the lower part of the stem and place it in soil.

4. Lavender (Lavandula spp.): Take softwood cuttings from lavender, remove lower leaves, and plant in well-draining soil.

5. Thyme (Thymus vulgaris): Propagate thyme from cuttings by removing lower leaves and planting in soil.

6. Sage (Salvia officinalis): Grow sage from cuttings taken in late spring or early summer.

7. Oregano (Origanum vulgare): Propagate oregano from stem cuttings and root them in soil or water.

8. Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis): Lemon balm can be grown from stem cuttings in moist soil.

9. Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides): Propagate coleus from stem cuttings and root them in water or soil.

10. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum): Spider plants produce “pups” or baby plants that can be separated and planted.

11. Geranium (Pelargonium spp.): Take stem cuttings from geraniums and root them in soil or water.

12. Jade Plant (Crassula ovata): Jade plants can be propagated from stem or leaf cuttings.

13. Pothos (Epipremnum aureum): Snip a stem with at least one leaf and place it in water until roots develop.

14. Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata): Snake plants can be divided into smaller plants, or you can take leaf cuttings to root.

15. ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia): Propagate ZZ plants by dividing the rhizomes or taking leaf cuttings.

16. Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata): Grow fiddle leaf fig from stem cuttings.

17. African Violet (Saintpaulia spp.): African violets can be propagated from leaf cuttings.

18. English Ivy (Hedera helix): Root stem cuttings in water or soil to propagate English ivy.

19. Hydrangea (Hydrangea spp.): Propagate hydrangeas from softwood stem cuttings.

20. Forsythia (Forsythia spp.): Grow forsythia from hardwood cuttings taken in late winter.

21. Lilac (Syringa spp.): Lilacs can be propagated from softwood or hardwood cuttings.

22. Butterfly Bush (Buddleia spp.): Take softwood cuttings from butterfly bushes in late spring.

23. Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima): Grow new poinsettia plants from stem cuttings.

24. Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys): Propagate jade vines from stem cuttings.

25. Hibiscus (Hibiscus spp.): Hibiscus can be propagated from softwood stem cuttings.

Propagation from cuttings is a cost-effective and fun way to expand your garden or share plants with friends and family. Be sure to follow specific instructions for each plant type, as propagation methods can vary.