Pachira genus belongs to the family Malvaceae and subfamily Bombacoideae. Plants of this genus are also called “Money trees.” It has a total of 24 species. It has palmate leaves and a one-celled capsule of fruit (nut). The nuts and leaves of these trees are edible. It is also used as timber. They can grow to the height of 18 meters. Their regions are South America, Africa, and India. Plantly has many Pachira for sale online deals! CHECK THEM OUT NOW!!!
Plants require bright and indirect light as direct light can burn their leaves. Well-drained soil of sand is favorable which can minimize root rot. They generally need water up to 1 to 2 times per week. The suitable fertilization is 3 to 4 times per year in the form of liquid. Anthracnose is their most common disease. To avoid this issue the leaves must dry and not be wet during watering. White powdery mildew, which is a fungal disease, is also related to it. This disease is easily curable with the help of neem oil spray.