How is the yellowing of the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) and how to remedy it?

The yellow leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) are mainly due to soil discomfort, root damage and strong light. We should take reasonable measures to remedy it.

Note: Money tree (pachira aquatic) is known by its common names Malabar chestnut, French peanut, Guiana chestnut, provision tree, Saba nut, monguba (Brazil), pumpo (Guatemala) and is commercially sold under the names money tree and money plant.

The yellowing of the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) may be caused by excessive alkalization.

Therefore, we need to pour diluted ferrous sulfate solution into the soil of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

This can alleviate the yellowing of the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

Root damage can also make the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) yellow.

Therefore, we need to trim the rotten roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) and replant it.

The yellowing of the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) may also be caused by excessive light.

Therefore, we need to cut off the yellow leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) and transfer it to a ventilated and cool place for maintenance.

1. Soil discomfort

Money tree (Pachira aquatic) is suitable for growing in loose and breathable soil with strong drainage performance.

If the soil hardens or becomes too alkaline, the roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) will not be able to breathe normally.

Then the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) will turn yellow.

If the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) turn yellow due to excessive soil alkalization.

Then we can pour diluted ferrous sulfate solution into the soil of money tree (Pachira aquatic) for mitigation.

2. Root damage

The yellowing of the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) may also be caused by the damage of its root system.

So we need to trim the rotten roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) in time.

And we need to transfer money tree (Pachira aquatic) to a ventilated and cool place for maintenance.

In addition, we must control water and fertilizer so that money tree (Pachira aquatic) can grow new roots as soon as possible.

If we fertilize money tree (Pachira aquatic) too much, its leaves turn yellow.

Then we need to pour a lot of clean water into the root of money tree (Pachira aquatic) in time.

The concentration of pachia in the soil can be reduced.

3. Too much light

Money tree (Pachira aquatic) has certain negative resistance, and it can’t stand the exposure of strong light.

If the light is too strong, the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) will turn yellow.

At this time, we need to trim the yellow leaves on money tree (Pachira aquatic) in time.

At the same time, we should transfer money tree (Pachira aquatic) to a ventilated and cool astigmatism place for maintenance.

In the later stage of planting money tree (Pachira aquatic), if the light is too strong, we can build a shading net above it.

In this way, the intensity of the light can be weakened.

4. Disease invasion

If the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic) turn yellow, it may be infected with leaf blight or leaf spot.

At this time, we need to trim the yellow leaves on money tree (Pachira aquatic) in time.

At the same time, we also spray diluted carbendazim solution or methyltobuzin solution on the leaves of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

In this way, the effect of treating money tree (Pachira aquatic) can be achieved.

If money tree (Pachira aquatic) is attacked by insects, we need to trim the gnawed leaves on its plant.

At the same time, we can spray diluted ant forest to treat money tree (Pachira aquatic).

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