10 Easy Hydroponically grown plants

One of the most common questions of beginner hydroponic gardeners is “which plant is
best for growing in hydroponics”. There are many different plants that thrive in variouse conditions. This means there is not a “One size fits all” for determining the best plants for your sustainable garden. All your success depends on what plants you select and how you plan your farming. Selecting plants suitable for hydroponic growing is one of the the most important phases in hydroponic farming and is a key role to obtaining a quality harvest.




One of the very best plants to grow with hydroponics is without doubt
hydroponic tomatoes. Many types of tomatoes including traditional and
cherry ones.

It Has been grown widely by hydroponic hobbyists and
commercial growers. Botanically the tomato is a fruit but most people
whether seller or consumers considered it as a vegetable.

One thing to keep in my mind is that tomatoes require a lot of light. So be prepared to
purchase some grow lights if you want to grow indoors.
● Favorable temp: hot
● PH: 5.5 to 6.5



Cucumbers are common vining plants that are grown at home and in the commercial greenhouses. They enjoy rapid growth under sufficient conditions and hence give very high yields.

There are several types and sizes of cucumbers, including thick-skinned american slicers, long thin-skinned seedless european, and smooth-skinned lebanese cucumbers. All can grow well in hydroponics. Cucumber is a warm plant so be sure to supply it with enough light and temperature.

  • Favorable temp: hot
  • PH: 5.5 to 6.0


The favorite vegetable that can be either eaten raw or cooked in your meal does grow well in the water based environment. Spinach is a cool plant so it doesn’t require too much light. You can harvest it all at once or tear off some leaves. You can get up to 12 weeks of continuous harvesting under a good condition of climate and growing environment.

  • Favorable temp: cool
  • PH: 6.0 to 7.0


Kale is the best flavored and nutritious hydroponic plant for home food and restaurant meals. It is surely a great vegetable for any healthy person having proven health advantages.

The good news is that beginners grow kale hydroponically for many years. So most definitely that you can do it in the water system. In Fact it is actually easy to grown in hydroponics

  • Favorable temp: cool
  • PH: 6.0 TO 7.5


Beans are one of the very most productive and less maintenance vegetables, which can be grown hydroponically. There are many popular types of beans to select, including pole beans, green beans, pinto beans and lima beans. Growing with pole beans you will require a trellis or something to hold the plants. Seed germination often takes 3 to 8 days.

Their harvesting starts from 6 to 8 weeks and continues for 3 to 4 months.

  • Favorable temp: warm
  • PH: 5.60 to 6.50


Strawberries are perfect for hydroponic farming. Many people have grown on a large scale. The NFT hydroponic system is the best choice for commercial hydroponic farming. However you can enjoy enough fresh new delicious berries to feed all of your family by cultivating strawberries in your own home and harvesting the several fruits all year round. Strawberries require low humidity ● Favorable temp:

  • PH: 3.0 to 3.5


Basil plant belongs to the mint family. Basil grows perfectly in the hydroponic system. It is one of the most grown herbs in hydroponic farming.

Once this hydroponic plant reaches the actual mature stage, you can harvest and trim it every week.

Basil needs lots of sunlight. It will certainly undergo an unhealthy growth if you don’t provide with over 11 hours of sunlight. Basil grows quickly and does not require much room space. You can easily grow basil with NFT or drip hydroponic system basil require 9 to 11 hour decent sunlight

  • Favorable temp: warm
  • PH: 5.5 to 6.5


Mints have different category peppermints and spearmints, peppermint extensively grown in hydroponics and in soil cultivation. Their aromatic substances in mints are pungent and also refreshing.

Mint roots spread quickly and make it ideal to grow in hydroponics, where hydroponic plants are positioned in separate spaces.

Mint grows well outdoors in full sunlight. Mint seed generally germinates between 12 to 16 days and is ready to harvest within a 3 to 4 week cycle.

  • Favorable temp: warm
  • PH: 6.0 to 7.0


Rosemary is a beloved herb that’s been used for thousands of years. Though it loves a lot of light and dry conditions, it still grows well in the hydroponic system. Rosemary doesn’t require anything special to grow, so after you have transplanted the rosemary to the hydroponic system you can care for it as you would any other herb.

Just be sure to give it dry periods because too much water will cause its roots to rot. Rosemary take 6 to 8 weeks to grow

  • Favorable temp: warm
  • PH: 5.5 TO 6.0


Chives can be difficult to  grow from the hydroponic system, so it’s better to buy them from the local gardener suppliers. Chives grow well under the normal condition, it requires 6 to 8 weeks before it fully matures. After that you can harvest regularly. It needs 3 to 4 weeks later to entirely regrow.

Chives grow well in the Ebb and flow hydroponic system. Chives need 12 to 14 hour sunlight each day.

  • Favorable temp: warm to hot
  • PH: 6.0


The possibilities of a Hydroponic Garden are vast. These 10 vegetables are just some of the things you can produce at home or in your large-scale hydroponic operation. Keep in mind the preferred conditions for each crop as some require a different environment than others. The types of plants you can grow is entirely up to you and the limits of your setup. Browse our Shop to see a few of the hydroponic products that can get you on your way to Growing with the Funi Farmily!

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