Repotting a Money Tree

geemommyMarch 11, 2008

I have a Money Tree that someone gave me. It is healthy and pretty little although as grown since I have gotton it. I was reading that it can grow up to 7 feet tall. When is a good time to repot the tree so that it will grow to full potential?

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bullthistle

Could be a long time before it reaches full maturity, although I have never seen one that tall except in a desert climate conservatory. Remember do not overwater. A 20 day water cycle in summer and a 30 day water cycle in winter. They like to be root bound so when you think it needs to be repotted go up two sizes from existing pot. If you overwater the leaves will shrivel and fall off.

Here is a link that might be useful: Propagating Perennials

    Bookmark   March 11, 2008 at 4:48PM
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silvav

I have a braided money tree in the original container. I've noticed lately that it is not drying out and it is constantly moist, even though I am not watering it. I am thinking about repotting it w/a sandy type of a soil so it will drain better.

I've also noticed that at the bottom of the trunk, there are loose roots. Some of the leaves look good, but some are blotchy and kind of yellowish.

Help!

    Bookmark   April 2, 2009 at 12:26PM
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november_17th(zone 10)

* Posted by silvav (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 2, 09 at 12:26

I have a braided money tree in the original container. I've noticed lately that it is not drying out and it is constantly moist, even though I am not watering it. I am thinking about repotting it w/a sandy type of a soil so it will drain better.

I've also noticed that at the bottom of the trunk, there are loose roots. Some of the leaves look good, but some are blotchy and kind of yellowish.

Help!

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Can you post a picture?

    Bookmark   May 25, 2009 at 10:01PM
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