Common Houseplant Cuttings
Name Cutting Type
Weeks to root Cuttings per pot Success Rating
Aphelandra - Zebra plant Stem 3-4 3 Moderate
Begonia Stem 2-3 3 Easy
Beloperone-Shrimp plant Stem 3-4 3 Moderate
Codiaeum-Croton Stem 3-5 4 Easy
Coleus-Flame nettle Stem 1-2 3 Easy
Columnea-Goldfish plant Stem 2-3 4 Easy
Crassula-Jade plant Stem or Leaf 3-6 3 Easy
Dracaena-Dragaon plant  Stem (tip) 3-4 2 Easy
Echevaria Entire leaf 2-3 4 Easy
Ficus-Rubber plant Stem or bud 3-4 1 Easy
Gynura-Velvet plant Stem 2-3 3 Easy
Opuntia-Prickly pear Sections/pads 3-4 2 Easy
Pelargonium Stem 3-4 3 Moderate
Peperomia Leafstem/leaf 3-4 4 Easy
Philodendron scandens Stem or Leafbud 3-4 3 Easy
Saintpaulia-African Violet Leafstem  4-8 4 Moderate
Sansevieria-Mother in laws tongue Leaf Section 5-6 1 Easy
Saxifraga-Mother of thousands Offsets 1-2 4 Easy
Schlefflera-Umbrella tree Stem 3-4 3 Easy
Schlumbergera-Christmas cactus Leaf   3-4 4 Easy
Senecio-Bead plant Stem 3-4 6 Moderate
Sinningia-Gloxinia Whole leaf  4-5 2 Moderate
Tolmiea-Piggy back plant Offset  3-4 3 Easy
Tradescantia Stem  1-2 4 Easy