We love an indoor tree, and this one is as easy as they come! They'll be happiest in bright indirect light and the soil should be allowed to mostly dry out between waterings.
Pot size: 12cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light but keep away from direct sun which can burn the delicate foliage.
||Bright indirect light if they are still actively growing.|
|Water when the soil is mostly dry.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures but prefers higher humidity.
||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once a month or so throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn and winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Money tree
Scientific Name: Pachira aquatica
Origin: Central & South America
Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can be propagated by stem cuttings.
Common problems: Leaf drop can easily be cause by overwatering and be sure to keep an eye out for mealy bugs!
Care Tips: You can trim your Money Tree back in the winter months to promote new healthy growth in the spring!
Fun Fact: These are often seen as a symbol of good luck and are often used in Feng Shui design.
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.