Our Complete Guide To Houseplant Propagation

Propagation is an easy and FREE way to get new plants! Learn how to propagate your favorite houseplants with Gardening Know How.

Houseplant Propagation
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Multiplying Your Houseplant Collection

Propagation is how we get new plants from existing ones. It's also the best way to increase your plant collection without spending any money!

This process can be done with seeds, but when it comes to houseplants, vegetative cuttings are much more common. So, let's learn how to save yourself time, energy, and money by discovering the best ways to propagate your favorite houseplants.

Below you'll find some of the most common houseplants that plant-parents are propagating. Click any of the images to learn more.

Those are just some of the most common houseplants that our users are propagating. If none of those plants is what you're looking for, we invite you to visit our houseplants category page where we're sure you'll find the information you've been searching for.

If you have a specific question about propagating different houseplant, be sure visit our questions website today and get answers straight from our experts.

Propagating Different Types of Houseplants

Up above we looked at some of the most common houseplants and shared the tips and tricks to propagating them. But some other types of plants that many of us keep inside, like cacti and epiphytes, can also easily be propagated.

Of course, you can also propagate most houseplants from seed as well. Below is even more Know How on houseplant propagation.

Everything You Need to Know About Seed Starting

The process of propagating your houseplants with seeds can certainly be daunting, but it shouldn't deter anyone from trying. To be honest, it's actually fun and creates some really exciting challenges for even the most skilled gardener.

Houseplants from Seeds

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So, whether you’re a propagation beginner, a master gardener, or something in between, we invite you to visit our Complete Guide to Seed Starting to learn the ins and outs of starting your favorite plants from seed.

More Popular Houseplants for Propagating

At Gardening Know How we receive thousands of questions about houseplants – many of them are specifically about propagation. Below are a few of the most popular houseplants that our fans ask how to propagate.

Now that you know how to propagate your houseplants, it’s time to focus on caring for them. Be sure to check out our complete guide to houseplants for more information.

If there’s specific houseplant propagation information that you’re looking for but just can’t find, let us know!

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