Plant Your Fruit Seeds: How to Grow Unusual Houseplants for Free

By saving the seeds from the fruits you eat, you can grow unusual houseplants less expensively. Here are some tips for starting plants from avocado, citrus, coffee, date, fig, grape, guava, kiwi, peach, mango, and pomegranate seeds.

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Surprisingly, for a plant we think of as belonging in deserts, growing a palm tree from a date seed takes plenty of water and a humid environment.
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