According to superstition, the money tree will bring financial prosperity, compounded by its size. With this in mind, planting one of these into a self-watering system will bring you the most amount of riches in the shortest time. Incredibly easy to look after and after a few years, it will become a magnificent specimen.
A member of the succulent family that does best with the forgetful owner, who will leave it in its naturally dry preferred conditions in bright sunlight to prosper without much effort at all. It can even go outside during summer.
Disclaimer: buying this plant does not guarantee you will become an overnight millionaire!
Temperature Insensitive to cold, but will experience the most growth when given nice natural warmth from sunlight.
WateringBeing a succulent, they love to be left to completely dry out and will not need much care. Once they’ve been dry for a long time (about 2 weeks in summer and a month in winter) soak the compost completely, making sure it is totally saturated and the pot has plenty of drainage.
Feeding A simple liquid plant food once during spring and once during summer will really set this plant on its way.
Tips Check the spaces in between the leaves for pests, as this plant is a favourite snack for mealybugs and other nuisance insects.
Light Level Will do best in bright conditions exposed to plenty of direct sunlight. These can take on multicoloured tinges in the tips of the leaves when receiving adequate light. They can also be left outdoors during summer.