Money Tree

    Commonly Known As:
  • Pachira Aquatica,
  • Good Luck Tree,
  • Malabar chestnut,
  • Guiana Chestnut,
  • Money Plant,
  • French peanut,
  • Provision tree,
  • Saba nut,
  • Monguba,
  • Pumpo

Money Tree, or Pachira, is a small tropical tree that grows in moist, dense tropical forests around the world. The Money Tree prefers high humidity and can adapt to many different environments with various levels of light. This plant is easy to care for and can be braided and trained into a topiary.

  • light

    Money Trees prefer medium to bright light, avoiding direct sunlight. Best to place near an East or West facing window that is filtered by a thin curtain or blinds.

  • water

    Money Trees prefer moist, but not saturated soil. Allow soil to dry slightly between watering. They enjoy an occasional misting.

  • temperature

    Pachira prefer temperatures between 60⁰F - 90⁰F. It can tolerate short periods of cold temperatures, but should not be exposed to long periods of temperatures below 40⁰F.

  • fertilizer

    Apply a balanced houseplant fertilizer to your Money Tree at half strength once every other month during warm growing months, spring through summer.

    Plant Facts
  • Money Trees can grow up to 7 feet!

  • Most Money Trees have five or six leaves on each stem, but you’ll occasionally find one with seven leaves.

  • Natice to Central and South America.

  • Difficulty level: Easy

  • Pet-Friendly, not toxic to pets or humans

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