10 Best Types of Monstera Plants for Growing in Water
13.10.2023 - 13:01
/ Colleen Wilkins
Growing Monstera plants in water can be a fuss-free experience, even for novice gardeners. While Monsteras generally prefer soil-based environments for long-term growth, some varieties can adapt well to a life fully or partially submerged in water. Here are the best Types of Monstera Plants for Growing in Water without too much trouble.
Place a healthy cutting with at least one node into a jar of water. Make sure the node is submerged.
Benefits: Ideal for people who want a large, statement piece but are hesitant about immediate soil planting. Allows for easy monitoring of root growth.
Submerge a cutting with multiple nodes in water. Change the water weekly.
Benefits: The small leaf size makes it an excellent candidate for water-based growth, especially if space is an issue.
Use a cutting with a node and aerial root. Place it in water, making sure to submerge the node.
Benefits: Growing it in water initially can help strengthen the plant before transferring it to soil.
A stem cutting with at least one node should be placed in water.
Benefits: It’s a vining plant, so growing it in water first makes it easier to control its direction as it grows.
Place a cutting with an aerial root into a water-filled container.
Benefits: Growing in water first helps to encourage a strong root system, essential for its climbing habit.
Use a stem cutting with at least one node and aerial root. Submerge the node in water.
Benefits: Ideal for indoor spaces with limited room for large pots. The water medium makes it easier to manage.
A node or section with an aerial root should be submerged in water.
Benefits: The plant’s unique leaf structure is more visibly appreciated when the plant is grown in a transparent water medium.
Take a cutting with a node