A potted money tree
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Tips For Propagating Your Money Tree Plant
The money tree (Pachira aquatica) is a rainforest tree that grows very well indoors, and if you want to multiply one you already have, you can propagate cuttings in water or soil.
Use pruning shears to cut a young side stem from the main plant just below a leaf node. Remove the lower leaves so that there are just one or two leaves at the top of the cutting.
For water propagation, fill a small jar with water and submerge the nodes on the cutting’s base, keeping the leaves above water. Put the jar where it’ll receive indirect sunlight.
Change the water at least once a week, and roots should sprout within 30 days. When the roots are 1 to 2 inches long, pot your new plant using a quality, well-draining potting mix.
For soil propagation, fill a small pot with a well-draining potting mix, make a small hole in the mix, dip the base of the cutting in rooting hormone, and insert it into the soil.
Cover your cutting with a plant cloche or a plastic bag to create a humid environment and encourage rooting, then place the pot in a spot with lots of indirect sunlight.
Keep the soil consistently moist, and in three to five weeks, your cutting will grow roots. You can now take the plant cloche off and your plant will start producing new growth.