Money Tree Braided, Pachira Aquatica, Good Luck Tree
Money Tree Braided, Good Luck and Fortune Tree
The Money Tree, scientifically known as Pachira aquatica, is a popular houseplant known for its unique braided trunk and lush green foliage. This plant is believed to bring good luck and prosperity, which is why it is often chosen as a decorative plant for homes and offices.
Here are a few interesting facts about the Money Tree:
Origin: The Money Tree is native to Central and South America, particularly the wetlands of Mexico and northern South America.
Symbolism: In many cultures, the Money Tree is considered a symbol of good luck, wealth, and prosperity. It is often placed in homes and offices to attract positive energy and financial success.
Appearance: The Money Tree has a distinctive braided trunk, which is created by intertwining multiple young plants together. Its leaves are palmate, meaning they resemble a hand with multiple leaflets. The leaves are typically bright green and can be quite large, giving the plant a lush and tropical look.
Low Maintenance: Money Trees are relatively easy to care for, making them a popular choice among indoor plant enthusiasts. They thrive in bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. They prefer well-draining soil and should be watered when the top inch of soil feels dry. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it's important not to let the plant sit in standing water.
Feng Shui: According to Feng Shui principles, placing a Money Tree in the southeast corner of your home or office is believed to enhance wealth and abundance. It is also said to bring luck in career and business endeavors.
Air Purifier: Like many houseplants, the Money Tree helps improve indoor air quality by filtering toxins and releasing oxygen. It can effectively remove pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene, and xylene from the air, making your living space healthier and more enjoyable.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Details
|Mature Height:||Indoor 7-10 ft.|
|Mature Width:||3-4 ft.|
|Light:||Provide bright, indirect light|
|Foliage:||Dark Glossy Green|
|Uses:||Interior Foliage, Accent Plant, Complements other plants|
|Characteristics:||Oval leaves on thin woody Branches|
|Soil Conditions:||Prefers well drained organic soil|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Money Tree Braided, also know as Good Luck Tree or Malabar chestnut, its scientific name is Pachira Aquatica. Pachira Aquatica is known to bring prosperity and good fortune, is a very resilient and easy to maintain plant, can easily rebound from neglect. The Money Tree's braided trunks usually has three to five inter-woven trunks, its dark green leaves resemble a hand with five fingers, this plant is perfect for gifting and great for beginners, they do best in a sunny room with indirect light and a moderate watering schedule. These plants are frequently used in indoor decoration but can be placed outdoors under shaded areas.
Care & Maintenance
MY NEW PLANT ARRIVED - Plants shipped online are in complete darkness for several days, is normal for plants to stress during this process, no need to pot right away or add new soil, you can drop the plant as is, in a deco planter of your choice.
WATER - Water every 5-7 days or when top inch of soil dries out, Ficus plants are drought tolerant, Never let the plant rest in standing water
LIGHT-Provide bright indirect light, rotate the plant occasionally, it can minimize leaf drops from within the canopy and allow the plant to maintain even healthy growth all year round.
HUMIDITY - Many of our houseplants originate from the tropics, where humidity is very high, generally the air in our homes is dry. Misting houseplants is a very simple and effective way to boost humidity.
PLACEMENT AND TEMPERATURE - make sure the plant does not receive air draft from AC/Heating vents, or warm air from close by freezers.
REPOTTING - No need to repot right away or add new soil, allow your new arrival to gradually climatize to their new environment, humidity levels, lighting and temperatures. You may drop in a deco planter as is.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, a slow release fertilizer is recommended once a year during spring.
PRUNING - Prune to maintain desire Shape, always remove dead or disease leaves first to promote new growth.
KEY FEATURES & BENEFITS
• We believe in the power of plants to lift the spirit, calm the mind and clean the air
• Filter indoor air by absorbing toxins, and removing harmful chemicals.
• Boost mood, Reduce stress, Fatigue and Allergies.
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