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Money Plant

Pachira Aquatica plant

Scientific name: Pachira Aquatica

Common names: Guiana Chestnut, Water Chestnut and Malabar Chestnut

Pachira is originally from Latin America. The money plant is very ornamental, it has shiny green palmate leaves, often in clusters of 5 to 7. A pot combines several small trees with their trunks braided together. Not only is it decorative, but also believed to bring luck and fortune into your home, it is a Feng Shui tree. Money trees are easy to look after, as they do not need any special care.


Pachira enjoys plenty of light, 1-1.5m away from a window, try avoiding direct sunlight in hot summers.



Intermediate to warm environment is ideal for this plant (20C-35C).  



Irrigate the plant when compost feels dry but do not overwater, as this will kill the plant.



Feed every 10-15 days as long as new growth can be spotted.


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