How should we deal with the rotten roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic)?

If money tree (Pachira aquatic) has rotten roots, we can remove pots and roots, sterilize and disinfect it, replace pot soil, replant it and maintain it reasonably.

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.

After money tree (Pachira aquatic) has rotten roots, we need to remove it from the pot and trim its roots.

After that, we can soak the roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) in diluted potassium permanganate solution for sterilization.

Then we can replace money tree (Pachira aquatic) with new loose garden soil.

We can sterilize the soil flower pots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) in the sun.

After that, we will plant the roots of the treated money tree (Pachira aquatic) into the basin soil for maintenance.

In addition, when maintaining money tree (Pachira aquatic) in the future, you must pay attention that we can’t let it have too much water and fertilizer.

In this way, money tree (Pachira aquatic) can grow healthily.

1. Potting and rooting

If you find that the roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) are rotten.

Then we need to separate money tree (Pachira aquatic) from the basin soil.

Moreover, we should also pat the soil at the root of money tree (Pachira aquatic) and wash it with clean water.

Then we take sterile scissors to cut off the rotten roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

In this way, the bacteria on the rotten roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) can be prevented from infecting the healthy roots around it.

2. Sterilization and disinfection

After pruning the rotten roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic), we should treat the rotten roots in a reasonable way.

We can sterilize money tree (Pachira aquatic).

We can soak the roots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) in diluted potassium permanganate solution.

Moreover, we can also choose carbendazim solution for money tree (Pachira aquatic).

After 30 minutes, we will take money tree (Pachira aquatic) out of the solution and rinse it.

In addition, we also put money tree (Pachira aquatic) in a ventilated and cool place to dry the wound.

3. Replace basin soil

If the original basin soil of money tree (Pachira aquatic) can no longer be used.

We have to choose a new loose soil for money tree (Pachira aquatic).

We can plant money tree (Pachira aquatic) with loose garden soil.

And we can add some compound Hefei to the soil of money tree (Pachira aquatic) to make it more fertile.

After that, we will expose the new soil and flower pots of money tree (Pachira aquatic) to the sun for disinfection.

In addition, we can also use bactericidal solution to soak and disinfect money tree (Pachira aquatic).

4. Replant

We can plant the processed money tree (Pachira aquatic) into the flower pot.

You must pay attention that we need to apply an appropriate amount of rooting powder to the root of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

This can promote the better rooting of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

Then we can fill the soil slowly to compact the soil in the basin soil of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

At this time, we should not water the money tree (Pachira aquatic).

We should keep money tree (Pachira aquatic) in a cool place.

Let’s take root after PAC tree grows normally.

5. Maintenance attention

In the later maintenance of money tree (Pachira aquatic), you must pay attention that we can’t water it too much or fertilize it too much.

This can avoid ponding or composting at the root of money tree (Pachira aquatic).

Moreover, this will cause the root of money tree (Pachira aquatic) to rot.

At the same time, we should maintain a suitable temperature environment of about 25 ℃ for money tree (Pachira aquatic).

In this way, money tree (Pachira aquatic) can grow healthily and vigorously.

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