It can be helpful to know which types of plants work best for hydroponic growing and which type of plants and vegetation to avoid. Some plants are just not ideal for hydroponic growing and would either require more time and effort or special accommodations and just may not be worth the trouble. Types of plants to avoid include vining plants and bush types of plants like zucchini and squash. These types of plants take up too much space and can take over your grow area.
The best types of plants for hydroponic growing are plants that are known for reproducing and plants with a shallow root system. Here are some that will thrive in a hydroponic growing environment!