Money Tree

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Easy-care plant believed to symbolize wealth and prosperity. Thick trunks are often braided or twisted into basketlike shapes. Very tolerant of low light and dry conditions. Great versatility.

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Philodendron

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Philodendron

Climbing vine with glossy, heart-shaped foliage often cultivated as a houseplant. Emerging foliage is flushed with rosy color. This is a very handsome plant cascading from a shaded hanging basket or decorative container. They prefer medium light, but tolerate lower levels, which makes them a favorite for office areas.

Croton

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Croton

Beautiful, colorful foliage plant is excellent for brightening any home or office. Attractive featured alone as a floor plant, or group several together for a vivid display. In warmer weather, place containers on the porch or deck. Higher humidity will help prevent leaf drop.

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Weeping Fig

An elegant tree with graceful arching branches, Weeping Figs will enhance the interior décor of any home, office or showroom. Beautiful displayed either alone or in groupings. If placed near a wall, rotate periodically.

Details

Common name

Money Tree

Botanical name

Pachira aquatica

Zone

Prefers moderate home temperatures of 55-90°F (13-32°C)

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Bloom time

Foliage plant.

Light

medium light (indoors)

Height

3-6' (1-2 m)

Water

Maintain moderately moist soil.

Feed

Monthly when actively growing.

Maintenance

Place outdoors in warm weather.