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Top 5 plants to grow at home

Updated: Aug 28, 2021

1. Ginger:

Ginger is recognized worldwide for its efficacy. Ginger originated in Southeast Asia and was used as an ancient home remedy and it is still used in homes as a medicinal cure for digestion. According to research, ginger is known to be effective in strengthening the immune system and fighting cancer. Ginger is a flowering plant that can be easily grown in pots or gardens.

How to pot ginger:

Ginger can be planted in early spring and the plant will be fully grown within 8 to 10 months, almost a year. Ginger can be planted whole or cut into smaller pieces with growing buds each. Ginger plants will grow to about 2 to 3 feet tall. Ginger can be harvested when the leaves started to turn yellow and dry. Avoid overwatering ginger.

2. Potato:

Potatoes are used in most of the dishes in the Indian kitchen. A dish isn't complete without a potato, whether it is a snack or a side dish. Cooking potatoes are simple and so does growing them in a pot. Potatoes have a good source of fiber and vitamins.

How to pot potatoes:

Potatoes can be grown from store-bought fresh potatoes. Potatoes love full sun. It takes 3 to 4 months for potatoes to attain a fully matured plant. It can be harvested when the leaves turn yellow and dry. The potato plant cannot be overwatered at the development stage as it causes the potato to rot. The plant should be watered enough for the soil to be moist.

3. Pineapple:

Pineapple is rich in Vitamin C and is very easy to grow in pots. It takes a couple of years for pineapples to bear fruit, but it's interesting to see pineapples growing in pots. Plus pineapple serves as a good decor for your home.

How to pot pineapple:

Slice off the top of the pineapple to the crown. Peel off several layers of leaves from the base of the crown. Leave the crown to dry for a day. Place the crown in a jar of clean water. After a month, when the crown has lots of long roots, plant the crown in a pot and watch the pineapple plant grow. Keep the soil moist, not wet. Pineapple thrive in bright sun

4. Jamun plant:

Jamun fruit is native to India and few surrounding countries. Jamun fruit improves hemoglobin count and Jamun leaf is filled with antioxidants, growing Jamun plant in a pot gives loaded benefits to a home.

How to pot Jamun plant:

Remove pulp from seed and dry the seeds for a day. Sow the seeds in a pot to grow the Jamun plant at home. Jamun plant needs frequent watering at the early stage.

5. Strawberry:

Strawberry is a berry that contains a high level of antioxidants. Strawberry can be grown easily in small containers or pots or hanging baskets. They thrive in full sun.

How to pot strawberry plant:

Strawberry grown in pots and containers is less likely to be affected by fungal and bacterial infections. Strawberry can be grown from freshly bought berries from the store. Separate seeds from the fruit and let the seeds dry for a day and plant in a chosen container or a pot. The container must have lots of draining holes and must be watered frequently enough for the soil to be moist.

These are the top 5 plants to grow at home, which you can try to grow at home in an easy way. Have happy gardening.

There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments - Janet Kilburn Phillips

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