25 Plants You can Grow in your kitchen in Water Requiring no soil

25 Plants You can Grow in your kitchen in Water Requiring no soil

Do you have an interest in gardening but don't have the space? Look no further than your kitchen! There are many wonderful plants that will thrive if they are just given some water.

Here are 25 Plants you can grow in your kitchen in water requiring no soil.

1. Basil

A popular herb, basil is easy to grow in water and requires no soil. All you need is a glass of water and some fresh basil cuttings. Place the cuttings in the water and change them every few days to keep them fresh.


2. Peppermint

Peppermint is a common water-grown kitchen plant that has medicinal properties. Cultivating this herb is very simple. By putting five to six-inch cuttings in water, new plants will be grown in approximately ten to twelve days.

3. Spearmint

Peppermint can be grown quickly in water. Just put the cuttings in the water and keep it at a spot where it gets 3-4 hours of bright light.

4. Rosemary

Rosemary is an aromatic herb that can be grown in water with no soil. To grow rosemary in water, start by taking a cutting from an existing rosemary plant and removing the lower leaves. Place the cutting into a jar of water.

5. Green onion

Green onion can be grown in water with no soil required. This type of plant is easy to grow and requires minimal effort. All you need to do is cut off the root end of the green onion and place it in a cup or jar filled with water. Place the cup or jar in a sunny spot.

6. Sage

Sage grows easily from cuttings. Place the cuttings in the water and keep them in a hot, bright spot.


7. Thyme

Thyme contains chemicals that might help bacterial and fungal infections. It also might help relieve coughing and have antioxidant effects.

To propagate plants, cut off pieces and put them in water. New growth will appear in 2-3 weeks.

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8. Marjoram

Marjoram is similar to oregano and spreads well, and grows quickly when pruned. They can be grown in your kitchen easily. Put the fresh cuttings into a vessel and keep them in a well-ventilated spot.

9. Oregano

Aromatic herb oregano is great for seasoning any dish. You can easily grow them in water by just keeping some cuttings in a jar filled with water.

10. Chives

Garlic chives are an easy herb to grow. They have mild flavor and taste. Put a garlic clove with its roots in water, and you'll soon have fresh greens.

 11. Tarragon

Plant Tarragon in water and enjoy fresh herbs in your dishes. Replant cuttings during the fall or spring season. Put the cuttings in the water near a sunny window, and you'll be able to collect them quickly.

12. Parsnips

Parsnips can be grown like carrots in water. Make sure you follow the same instructions for carrot greens, as they are related. To have a delicious crop of tubers, be sure to plant the cuttings in the soil.

13. Stevia

Delicious in drinks or teas, this herb grows quickly and is easy to propagate - just take a few cuttings and leave them in water. Place it in a spot where it can get direct sunlight for 4-6 hours daily.

14. Lemongrass

Lemongrass tea is soothing and refreshing. The more you harvest these leaves, the faster it grows.

Growing lemongrass is easy--just get some stalks, fill a shallow bowl halfway with water, and place it in direct sunlight.

15. Fennel

You can grow fennel plants in your kitchen easily. Dip the bottom part of the cutting in water. You'll have fresh leaves in a few days.

16. Lemon Balm

Lemon balm thrives in a cool climate and requires a good amount of sunlight. Take cuttings of the plant and put them into a water container to propagate it by water.

17. Garlic

Place a sprouting garlic clove in a glass of water. Ensure the water is at the same level as the clove. Keep it in sunlight, and soon you will notice the shoots.

18. Lavender

Take a cutting from the plant and place the bottom part in a clear water-filled jar. Make sure it gets plenty of sunlight for the best growth.


19. Celery

Grow celery in water using the base of the stalks, and it is an easy, fun project that gives quick results. Slice about 2 inches off the end and submerge it in water. You will have fresh celery growing in your kitchen soon.

20. Lettuce 

Place the lettuce in a shallow water dish and keep it in a sunny spot. You will have fresh leaves in no time.

21. Leeks

Another kitchen plant that grows in water is Leeks, which is also related to onions. Place the bottom with the roots in a shallow jar filled with water and keep it in a sunny spot.

22. Beet Greens

In your kitchen, you can grow fresh Beet greens, much like Carrot greens. You have to trim the top one-third of the beet and submerge it with the cut end facing downward in a cup of water. Change the water, and within a week, fresh greens will grow.

23. Carrot Greens

Put the carrot tops in a shallow dish of water, using toothpicks to make sure they don't sink. Ensure that it is receiving a lot of sunlight.

24. Ginger

It's easy to grow ginger in water. Begin by putting the ginger into a compost bed and then moving it to water once you begin to see new stems and foliage.

25. Sweet Potatoes

Botanical Name: Ipomoea batatas

It is possible to cultivate Sweet Potatoes in your kitchen by using water.

Using toothpicks, you need to suspend a halved potato above water. Submerge half of the item in water and place it in a well-lit area.

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Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.