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Money Tree Care

The Money Tree is a perfect indoor foliage plant to give your home a tropical feel. Native from Mexico to northern South America, the Money Tree is also very popular in Taiwan and other East Asian countries.

How to care for your Money Tree

Use these instructions to care for a Money Tree. This guide will tell you how to water a Money Tree; its light, temperature, humidity preferences and any additional care it might need to help it grow.

Money Tree

LIGHT

Your Money Tree prefers indirect bright light, and can adjust to lower light. Too much direct light will scorch the leaves, but too little light will cause slow growth and yellow leaves. Rotate your plant monthly to keep growth even.

WATER

Water your Money Tree when the soil volume is 50-75% dry. Always check the soil moisture before watering. Water thoroughly until you see water flow out of the drainage hole and discard any excess water in the saucer.

HUMIDITY

Your Money Tree does well in average household humidity. However, if the air is very dry it will appreciate the occasional humidity boost.

TEMPERATURE

Your Money Tree is most comfortable in temperatures between 65-80°F.

FOOD

Feed once a month in the spring and summer when it is producing new leaves with a general-purpose fertilizer at half strength. Always make sure the soil is damp before applying any fertilizer.

TOXICITY

Money Trees are considered non-toxic and pet friendly.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Try not to move your Money Tree very often, since they prefer a consistent environment. If you do need to relocate it, you may see a bit of leaf drop. Not to worry—it will adjust. Prune any discolored leaves as they age with sharp snips. s.

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What's a Money Tree?

Botanical Classification: Pachira aquatica

About

The Money Tree is a perfect indoor foliage plant to give you a tropical feel. With its braided stem and bright green palm looking leaves, it looks both like a tree and palm. Native from Mexico to northern South America, the Money Tree is also very popular in Taiwan and other East Asian countries.

The Money Tree gets its name from the Feng Shui belief that it will bring positive energy and good luck to the owner.

Fun Fact:

It has been said the Money Tree may reduce stress, anxiety, and may also help relieve sleeping disorders.

Pictured Left: Money Tree

Money Tree

Popular for its use in Feng Shui, the Money Tree is a pet-friendly and air-purifying plant with large star-shaped leaves and a braided trunk to give your home a tropical feel.
very easy, perfect for beginners, medium to bright indirect light
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