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Pachira (Money Tree) Help!

Posted by dustbuster none (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 17, 12 at 14:41

I recently re-potted my pachira plant and after a couple of weeks of solid new growth, some of the lower leaves have started to turn brown and drop off. Am I overwatering?

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RE: Pachira (Money Tree) Help!

Did you change the light/location?

How long have you had it? What sort of potting mix did you use?
The top of the soil looks green for some reason.

How often do you water?


RE: Pachira (Money Tree) Help!

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Mon, Dec 17, 12 at 17:46

I'm sure I'm thinking the same thing Josh is - he'll guide you well.


RE: Pachira (Money Tree) Help!

i have been having a problem with my money tree.
it is only growing leaves from the bottom (near the soil) and no longer from anywhere ont he braid or the top.
it looks pretty sickly at the top, just a branch basically lingering in the air.
not sure what to started not too long ago. we moved it and put it in more sunlight, but it's look really sad :(
also, the braid feels very light/hollow.
what should i do?

RE: Pachira (Money Tree) Help!

If the trunks are hollow, that means they rotted, Stef.
Remove the rotted trunks completely, and hope that there is enough vitality left to re-generate
the plant from that base growth. More sunlight is good, but we also need to consider the roots,
and more importantly the mix that those roots are in.


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