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pachira pruning help needed!

Posted by michikohl4 NY (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 14, 11 at 21:53

I've had my pachira plant since about 2004 and I've never pruned it. It always does really well, strong leaves and healthy. For the 6 months it's been slowly getting droopier and I think that its leaves are just too heavy now. I'd like to do some pruning but I don't know where to begin. Since it has only 2 shoots where the leaves are growing from (the only two going towards the right in the photos) so I don't know if pruning is a good idea. I'd like to get more growth from the trunk itself but I don't think that's possible.

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Some advice would be helpful- thanks in advance!!!

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RE: pachira pruning help needed!

Hi, Michelle!
It just so happens we're discussing this very issue in the Thread linked below.
Check it out.


Here is a link that might be useful: Pachira (money tree) trimming

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