Pachira Aquatica braided stem
Pot in cm: 12
Height in cm: 40 (including pot)
The Pachira has many nicknames like Water cocoa or money tree. The latter is because people in the Far East believe that the leaves of the plant can collect money. This makes this plant an excellent gift for a birthday, for example. The roots of this plant lie in the swamps of Eastern Brazil, Costa Rica and Panama. The Pachira comes from the Malvaceae family, better known as the mallow family.
Position: any bright or shady spot, no direct sunlight
Soil: well draining compost
Watering: as and when required, loves to be moist, that's one plant you will not overwater