If you are planning to Bio energize your home and add greenery to your space, consider getting a Pachira money tree plant. Not only they have a statement-making appearance, but they're actually are pretty easy to care for. You just need to provide the money tree with the right amount of water, right exposure to light, and humidity, and it's going to thrive on it's own.
Here's what you need to know about this popular plant and the symbolism behind it to the plant care tips for taking care of this beautiful plant
Pachira Aquatica or Money trees, are considered a symbol of luck and abundance, but not since long. The feng shui around money tree started in the 1980s. The braided money tree as we know was actually first cultivated by a truck driver in Taiwan and quickly became popular in Japan and East Asia. It also became associated with the Chinese practice of Feng Shui.
What Comes In The Box
1 Pachira 6-10" Tall Plant
|Pot||5" Nursery Pot|
|Soil||With Special Fertilizer For Slow Release Mechanism|
The five leaves seen on each stalk are thought to represent the five elements of earth, water, fire, wind, and metal. And if you just so happen to find a money tree plant featuring a stalk with seven leaves—a major rarity—it's considered to be even luckier.
Lighting : Money tree plants like a mix of direct and indirect sunlight. As with most houseplants, too much direct sun can burn the leaves.
Soil: It's important to use a well drained and nutrient rich potting mix.
Water: Give it a good watering every one to two weeks, allowing the soil to dry in between. This plant requires a lot of water but not all of the time.