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Pachira glabra

Native range: Eastern Brazil

Known names: Money Tree, Braided Money Tree, Bombacopsis glabra, misidentified as: Pachira aquatica, Guinea Chestnut

Hardiness: Best above freezing. 

Mature Size: ~50' tall in native range, much smaller indoors.

Light: Bright shade - Full sun

Water: Keep soil moist

Soil: Standard potting soil

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: grown in 4" pot, shipped semi bare root


Deeply palmate leaves on long petiole attrached to woody stems. Flowers are similar to mimosa but with five petals at the base. This plant won't flower unless it is grown outside however... Usually found as a braided plant, plant can fuse after several years; unless unbraided. 

Pachira glabra (Braided Money Tree) [4"]

SKU: 8332797788961
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