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Pachira aquatica

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Pachira aquatica, commonly known as a "Money Tree", is a wetland tropical species that has large, attractive star-shaped leaves. It is often sold with its trunks woven together and represents luck and good fortune. One of the easiest and most well known indoor trees. 

Plant is representative of the one you will receive.

 

PLANT INFO:

Registered name: Pachira aquatica

Parent lineage: Pachira aquatica

Origin: Central and South America

Type: Epiphytic, Tropical succulent

Plant height: 10-15ft at maturity (indoors)

Bloom info: Spindly yellow flowers with a spiky red and white center

Fragrant: No

Toxic: No


CARE INFO:

Potting mix: Moisture-retentive soil mix. Repot in Spring every 1-2 years or when root bound. 

Light: Bright indirect-medium light. South or shielded West facing preferred. 

Water: Water thoroughly when near dry. Not drought tolerant. 

Temp: Warm (60F min night, 85F max day). Keep above 50F.

Humidity: 30-70%. Not picky, but will appreciate higher humidity.

Fertilizing: Slow release fertilizer (Osmocote recommended) applied at the beginning of Spring and beginning of fall. Alternatively, full strength soluble 20-20-20 fertilizer applied 4x per year during active growth. Decrease in Winter.