Identification: i have no idea what kind of plant i have, i need help!

Discussion in 'Indoor and Greenhouse Plants' started by kris1067, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. kris1067

    kris1067 Member

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    okay, i bought a houseplant from ikea, it has a braided trunk, and long shiny green leaves. some of the leaves are turning a reddish orangish color.

    if someone could help me identify this plant so i can properly care for it, i would be very appreciative!

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  2. PlantJunkie

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    Its a Money tree,No not that kind! Dont you wish..... Thats what its commonly called though I do not know the latin name for it.Google it and Im sure you will find care info.
     
  3. Junglekeeper

    Junglekeeper Esteemed Contributor 10 Years

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    Pachira aquatica.
     
  4. CactiLoverNikki

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    at 1st i thought it was a ficus now it looks kinda like an umbrella plant/tree
     
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    lorax Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Pachira aquatica for me, too.
     

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