Pachira superb interior

The pachira is a great plant for’indoors,’rather contemporary look.

Planting and potting, the’maintenance and’watering, are all actions that promote growth pachira and avoid disease.

In short, that’you should know:

Name: Pachira
Family: Bombacaceae
Type: Tree, plant d’inside


  • 10-20 in the wild
  • 2 m of plant’inside

Exposure : Bright without direct sun
Ground : Soil
Foliage : Evergreen
Flowering : January to December

Planting pachira:

  • Indoors:
    Place your tree in a good soil mix.
    It is recommended to place balls’clay pot bottom to facilitate drainage and’prevent the roots will stagnate in’water.
  • Outdoors:
    The pachira remains a tropical plant that will grow so that in particular climate conditions where mingle heat and moisture.

Watering pachira:

Water generously when the soil becomes dry your pachira but n’not expect that’it dries completely.

  • Reduce the number of’Watering during the winter because its requirements are then more limited.

For good growth and beautiful foliage you can add the’fertilizer for green plants.

What if the leaves turn yellow pachira?

If the leaves turn yellow, c’that is usually’there is a excess’water or drainage n’is not enough.

It is then:

  • Reduce’spray and n’watering when the soil is dry, moderately.
  • Improve drainage, c’ie the’Flow of’water, putting balls’clay or gravel in the pot bottom.
  • Make sure that you’there are many holes in the bottom of the pot and that’water therefore does not stagnate.

What if the leaves turn brown pachira?

C’is usually due to’a lack’water and’often very dry.

  • In winter, keep it away from radiators and other heat sources
  • Throughout the’year spray the foliage with the’soft water.

Size pachira:

  • No size n’is necessary.
  • However, you can prune spring above d’an eye to promote’appearance new shoots.

Growing tips, maintenance pachira:

The pachira is a beautiful tree native to tropical areas’Central America but s’perfectly adapted to our interiors.

For culture in an apartment, you ideally placing it at the edge of’a light source, but no direct sunlight, especially the most vulnerable hours.

Keep the volume’moisture it needs regular spraying of’water on the foliage.
If the leaves turn brown on their ends, c’is that’Ambient air is too dry.

N’perform any contribution to’fertilizer during the period of dormancy, d’October to March.

Council for malignant pachira:

In winter, the plant is very tolerant of temperature’a unheated conservatory provided that’it does not drop below 5 ┬░.

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