Pachira in basket - 14cm

SKU: 560727
£15

Product Description

The Pachira (also named the Money Tree Plant) is a popular house warming and new business gift since they are said to bring good luck and prosperity. An easy care houseplant (keeps water and feed in its roots as a buffer) finished with a lovely basket.

Product Details

Material
Plant
Additional information
Pachira is an easy care plant (while foliage is still fragile). Even when the plant is in rest period (during wintertime), keep the plant in more diffuse light circumstances. In wintertime less water and feeding is preferred.
Dimensions
Height 35-40cm and width 25-30cm
Care instructions
Cut off a few of the larger leaves from the bottom of a Money Tree Plant each month to encourage new growth at the top. Pinch back the growing tips at the ends of branches to keep the plant small.
Colour of foliage
Green
Hardiness
Yes
Perennial
Yes
Planting instructions
Keeping a Money Tree in a small pot controls its size and is essential when growing a Pachira aquatica as a bonsai plant. If you want a taller and larger plant, repot as soon as the roots have filled the existing container.
Rate of growth
Quick
Soil type
Use a quick draining potting soil. If the soil is too heavy, add sand to the mix to help it drain faster.
Watering instructions
Water well and then allow the top 1"- 2" of soil to dry out before watering again. A Pachira aquatica requires less water during the winter months when resting. Be sure to use a container with bottom drip holes to prevent over- watering and root rot. It's important to water the soil evenly.
Latin name
Pachira aquatica
Eventual height
35-40cm
Eventual width
25-30cm
Includes
Basket
Scent
Unscented
Safety information
No
Pot size
14cm
Room temperature
This plant prefers temperatures between 65-75?F (16-24? C.)
Room position
A Pachira grows best in medium to bright indirect light. This plant even does well under fluorescent lights. So no direct sunligt. And Pachira adores a high humidity. Avoid droughts.
Annual
No
Feeding instructions
Feed a Money Tree monthly in the spring and summer when it is producing new leaves. Use a basic household plant food diluted to 1/2 the recommended strength. Fertilize every other month in the fall and winter when a Pachira aquatica is actively growing.
Sold in store as mixed variety code
No
Effect and finish
Basket
Diameter
25-30cm
Capacity
1L
Also available in Colour
Bigger potsizes and unbranched plants
FirstKey SellingPoint
Very easy care plant
SecondKey SellingPoint
New business with the shout: Gives you luck and prosperity
ThirdKey SellingPoint
Great peace of indoor plant in combination with the lovely basket
FourthKey SellingPoint
Easy to prune and create your own tree at home

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