Pachira aquatica (braided money tree)
Braided Money Tree
A tropical indoor plant with a braided trunk. Feng Shui considers this plant to be good luck and fortune. Prune back in late winter and this plant will grow vigorously in the spring. These trees can grow up to 60 feet in the wild. If kept in containers they can grow up to six feet high.
- Bright light near a window
- Best in well drained soil
- Water once soil dries out, they like deep infrequent watering
- Repot every two to three years in spring before the buds begin to swell.
- Non toxic
- Native to Mexico