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The Pachira plant, also known as the money tree, is a popular houseplant that is native to Central and South America. It is characterized by its braided trunk and large, shiny, green leaves that grow in groups of five. The Pachira plant is believed to bring good luck and fortune, especially in feng shui practices, which may be why it's called the money tree. It can grow up to 6 feet tall in its natural habitat but can be kept smaller for indoor cultivation. It prefers bright, indirect light and well-draining soil, and it should be watered when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch.
The Pachira plant is relatively low-maintenance, and it can help improve indoor air quality by removing toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene, and trichloroethylene from the air. It is non-toxic to pets, so it can be a great choice for pet owners looking for a safe houseplant option.
- Plant name: Pachira Braided Tall Plant
- Botanical name: Pachira aquatica
- Pot size: 18 inch
- Pot Color: Red Plastic Pot
- Plant Height: 5 ft.
- Spread: 3 ft.
- Location: Bright Indirect Light
- Soil Type: Rich with Coco-Peat and Compost