Braided Money Tree Pachira aquatica Lucky Plant
The symbolism of this intertwined trunk goes back generations and makes a gorgeous modern houseplant. Our Money Trees are 5 trunks braided together to form a lush plant. The images don't do justice as they were just starting to fill in when we photographed the plant. The plant is said to lock in all good things and provide peace to the home it is in. A gorgeous elegant plant that brings good vibes only. Easy to care for and maintain.
Also known as the Guiana chestnut or saba nut tree it is a hardy native South American plant that is easy to grow if you just avoid overwatering it.
Available in the following packaging based on your preference:
- Nursery Pot - Standard plastic 4-inch or 6-inch planter pot that can be placed inside a larger pot or left as is until it outgrows it.
- Selene Planter - Porcelain 6-inch pot ceramic marble planter with drainage hole and matching rose gold ceramic tray. The planter measures: 7.5" x 6.5" x 6.5" and weighs approximately 3.7 lbs. We recommend placing your plant inside the nursery pot to make it easy to water and transplant.
- Lyfe Teacup Planter (approx 5") - This plant comes packed in our monogrammed, glazed terracotta planter with a matching drip tray saucer.
Looking for more plant goodies? Check out our accessories.
For added humidity, our Lyfe Rose Gold Signature Mister will make a perfect addition to your plant shelf for both function and beauty. We also recommend adding our Plant Shield & Shine to your order for routine maintenance and pest prevention.
Our plants are shipped from our indoor greenhouse in South Florida. Please note all our plants are one of a kind and if you want to message us we can send you a picture of the exact one you will receive. The product image here is intended to be the best representation of what you can expect to receive but yours may have slightly less or more growth depending on the crop we have when your order is placed. Any lifestyle pictures are meant to demonstrate how a fully grown or more mature plant looks for you to get a sense of it in your space.
- Botanical Name
- Pachira aquatica
- Common Names
- Lucky tree, Money tree, Guiana chestnut
- Plant Type
- Mature Size
- 20-30 ft. tall, 20-30 ft. wide (stays small indoors)
- Sun Exposure
- Medium sun, bright indirect works well
- Soil Type
- Requires constant moisture, don't allow to dry, well draining
- Soil pH
- Neutral to mildly acidic
- Bloom Time
- Summer, doesn't flower indoors
- Flower Color
- White; yellow
- Hardiness Zones
- Zone 8b-11; grown as a houseplant in all climates
- Native Area
- Rainforests of South and Central America
- Toxicity / Pet Friendly
- These plants have no known toxicity to humans or animals.
All our plants ship exclusively with UPS to ensure they arrive timely and in good condition. We ship most of our plants Mondays & Tuesdays to most of the USA to ensure they arrive speedy to your location. If you order on a Tuesday after 12 PM ET it is possible that we would not ship it till the following Monday.
We monitior the weather in each destination location to maximize the shipping time and utilize thermal protection to ensure that the plant is protected. You can add a heatpack or thermal bag to your order if temperatures at night fall below 40 degrees.
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We had a money plant that was 6 years old and looking its age. The plant we ordered from Verdant Lyfe made giving it up so much easier! The plant is beautiful and easy to maintain and came promptly after ordering. We have already ordered other plants from this company.