60 - 80cm Bonsai Pachira Aquatica Limited Edition 23cm Pot House Plant


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Pachira Aquatica, also known as the Money Tree, is a popular indoor plant that is believed to bring good luck and fortune. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Pachira Aquatica healthy and thriving:

  1. Light: Pachira Aquatica prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate low light, but it may not grow as quickly or produce as many leaves. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry. Do not let the soil completely dry out between watering, but avoid overwatering as it can lead to root rot.

  3. Humidity: Pachira Aquatica does not require high humidity levels, but it can benefit from occasional misting during dry winter months.

  4. Temperature: Pachira Aquatica prefers warm temperatures between 60-75°F (15-24°C). Keep the plant away from cold drafts and windows.

  5. Fertilizer: You can fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Do not fertilize during the dormant season (fall and winter).

  6. Pruning: You can prune the plant to control its size and shape or to remove any damaged or yellowing leaves. This will also help promote new growth.

  7. Repotting: Pachira Aquatica does not need to be repotted often, but it can benefit from being placed in a larger pot every two to three years.

  8. Pests: Pachira Aquatica can be prone to spider mites, mealybugs, and scale insects. Inspect the plant regularly and treat any pests promptly with an appropriate insecticide.

  9. Soil: Pachira Aquatica prefers a well-draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil to create a soil mix that is well-draining and nutrient-rich.

Following these care tips will help your Pachira Aquatica thrive and stay healthy. With its interesting thick trunk and glossy, green leaves, it is sure to be a unique and beautiful addition to your indoor garden.

60 - 80cm Bonsai Pachira Aquatica Limited Edition 23cm Pot House Plant House Plant