Do you know that some fruits and vegetables can be regrown from their tops? Typically, you use edible parts such as stems and leaves, removing their remaining. But there are some vegetables you can regrow from the tops. Instead of throwing them out, why don’t you replant them to use for the next time? In this way, you not only save your budget on buying them every day, but also you will have free food and unlimited supplies of your family’s favorite produce.
And in the post today, we are so glad to share the list of 8 edible foods that you only need to buy once and can replant many times. It is awesome, right? Hopefully, after this article, instead of throwing them away, replant them and turn them into delicious dishes. In addition, with this cutting method, you can save a lot of time instead of waiting for young plants to seeds. Grown from the mother plants, the tastes of these plants will be sure as the original taste that you love.
#1 Sweet Potatoes
To grow Sweet Potatoes from the top successfully, cut the upper section, and prick some toothpicks. Then suspend it in a glass filled with water where the bottom section comes in contact with water. Place it in bright indirect light, the roots will form in 2-4 weeks.
Kiwano can be grown easily with the right trick. Take more than 1/4 of the top so that the seeds come along with the flesh. Plant the top in a well-draining potting mix. Place the pot in a spot where your plant gets bright indirect light, and new growth will develop in 3-5 weeks.
To grow strawberries, slice the fruit from the top, the section has to have seeds inside. Plant it in a well-draining growing medium and give it 4-5 hours of bright indirect light per day. New plants will be formed in several days.
You can grow Pineapple easier than you think. Simply, chop the top off and keep it in a jar filled with water. Place the jar in a spot that gets sunlight for 3-5 hours per day. After its roots appear, transplant it into a pot.
You can have new sugarcane plants by regrowing the ones that you get at the stores. Take a cutting of a 2-4 inches top section that has at least 1-2 ‘rings’ in it. Let it soak overnight in water and then plant it directly in a pot. You also can put it in a jar of water till it grows root and then transplant it into the garden or container.
To regrow your carrots, cut about an inch from the top, and place the cut section down in a shallow dish filled with water. After 2-7 days, you will see green shoots sprout.
If you want to grow a kiwi from its top, take cut the top in a way that it has seeds and then plant it in a well-draining potting medium. Give it enough water and plenty of bright indirect sunlight.
To grow an avocado from its top, slice the top 1/4 section. Suspend it over a water dish in a way that the lower half of the fruit gets submerged in water. Place it in bright indirect light and do a member that keeps changing the water once in 4-6 days. And the fruit will form roots in 3-4 weeks and be ready to transplant in a pot.