Light: Prefers bright, indirect light but will tolerate light shade. Avoid direct sunlight. Thrives under fluorescent light, so great for office environments.
Water: Water when the soil has become slightly dry at the top.
Temperature: Pachira aquatica is content in average household conditions 16-24°C. Avoid temperatures below 10°C.
Humidity: Likes increased humidity levels. Use a pebble tray or similar to surround with water.
Feed: Feed once a month with a balanced fertiliser during the growing period.
Care Tips: Wipe the leaves occasionally to remove accumulated dust.
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height 3m. Regular pruning and pinching will keep the plant from growing too big. Moderate to fast growth rate.
Origin: Central and South America.