Money Tree, Pachira Aquatica Twisted Stem

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Originating from wetlands in Central and South America, this is an exotic looking specimen with large glossy leaves and a plaited stem. 
In Asia it is called the Money Tree and belongs to the Feng Shui plant group. In parts of Asia, it is believed that the plant brings good luck and prosperity to homes and offices. The Pachira is the ideal gift for “house warming” parties. 

Best space & place

It requires bright indirect light, but direct sunlight will scorch the leaves and result in white patches.

When to water & feed

Also known as the Guiana Chestnut, this intriguing specimen grows by the water, hence the addition of 'Aquatica' but doesn't need as much watering as you would expect. Storing water in its bulbous trunk. 

Need to know 

The stems are incredibly delicate so moving around your home may mean some are bent, and these should just be clipped away. They are incredibly fast growing so are replaced very quickly. 


 


Our most common pot sizes for reference.
The plant height and width varies by plant, season and grower.
Size Diameter / Height Fits Decorative Pot Plants You Might Find Inside

9cm

⌀9cm H8.5cm

10-12cm

 

Young plants easy to establish when planted in Autumn or Spring. 

10-12cm

⌀10-12cm

12-16cm

 

Small habit houseplants - cacti, succulents, etc.

 

1 Litre

 ⌀13cm H11cm

 15cm

 

The standard size for kitchen herbs, annual bedding

Hanging houseplants.

2 Litre

⌀17cm H13cm

19cm

 

The standard size for perennials.

Medium sized houseplants.

4 Litre

⌀20cm H16.5cm

21-24cm

 

Larger perennials or small / young / dwarf shrubs. Also grasses, roses, and small climbers.

7 Litre

⌀25cm H20cm

28cm

 

Mature perennials, grasses, roses. Small shrubs and very young trees.

Large houseplants. 

10 Litre

⌀28cm H22.5cm 

30cm

 

Climbers, shrubs, evergreen hedging, young or dwarf trees.

15 Litre

⌀33cm H30cm

34-38cm

 

Mature or larger growing specimens.

Tall & tree form houseplants.

20 Litre

⌀35.5cm H32.5cm

40cm+

 

Palms, olive trees, trees 1.5m+

Super sized houseplants.

 

 

 

Our library of plant care guides with useful information can be viewed here.

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