How to Reroot a Pothos Plant in Water

There are many tutorials floating around about how to propagate a Pothos plant in water. This method covers one possibility for water rooting. Follow the steps below to learn how to reroot an entire Pothos plant with a glass container, pebbles, and water.


  1. 1
    Take your potted pothos and remove it from the pot.
  2. 2
    Free the plant's roots from the soil by using your hands to either pull or shake the soil off. Then sit uprooted plant aside.
  3. 3
    Fill 1/3 of your glass container with pebbles, rocks, or marbles.
  4. 4
    Place plant into glass container and cover it's roots with the remaining pebbles.
  5. 5
    Fill container with enough water to cover the roots and pebbles.
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    Place newly rooted plant anywhere with minimal to maximum amount of sunlight and enjoy.


  • The size of the container should be just big enough for the roots of the plant, try not to place your plant in a container that will suffocate the leaves.


  • When choosing your plant, avoid any with a large amount of holes in its leaves, withered stems, or brown roots as this is a sign of rot.
  • Make sure that you do not cover any leaves with pebbles or water.
  • Again, do not cover any leaves.

Things You'll Need

  • Pothos plant
  • One glass vase, jar, or pitcher of any kind
  • Some water
  • Pebbles, marbles, or river rocks (can be found in the craft section of most stores)
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Categories: Indoor and Patio Plants