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Postby Elbensen » Aug 19, 2010 7:18 pm

I just bought a Money Tree from Wal-Mart. It's a smaller one, the trunks arn't even as tall as my hand and the stokes are maybe a foot high. The trunks were cut with new sprouts on it.

I was left a little confused as to how the braiding will occur...
Will it braid on its own? Should I be taking certain measures? Have the trunks reached a level of thickness that braiding is no longer an option?

If anyone could help it would be great!
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Re: Braiding...

Postby orchidguy » Aug 19, 2010 9:00 pm

The money tree (Pachira aquatica) doesnt self braid it's trunks, this is done manually. I cant make out in the picture if your stems are too rigid at this point to braid them, but gently try to bend a stem to see if they are pliable enough to do so. If not, they are still beautiful plants.
Hope this has helped
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