Feng Shui Money Tree


There is a lot of confusion in feng shui as to which plant exactly is considered the feng shui money plant. As with many feng shui money cures, too many magical powers are attributed to the money plant, so let’s bring some clarity to it.

The truth is, you can use any healthy, vibrant lush plant as a feng shui money plant because the meaning of the symbol is in its energy. The energy of the feng shui money tree is in its vibrant and well-rooted energy; growing energy that you would like to see reflected in your financial situation.

You can use any lush, vibrant, and happy plant to attract the energy of growth and abundance, just be sure to take good care of them! In the world of energy like attracts like, so if your plants are lush and thriving, the energy attracted to them will also be lush and thriving.

Common Money Trees

Here is a brief description of the three most commonly used feng shui money trees:

1. Botanical name: Crassula Ovata.

Also known as the jade tree, this is a succulent plant easy to look after. It has an abundant, happy feel to it and looks good in most homes or offices. It is also quite easy to care for, as long as you give it enough water! Crassula Ovata does need a lot of light to thrive, so be sure your place is a good match for it.

2. Botanical name: Pachira Aquatica

This is a type of bonsai tree that can grow quite high. Its characteristics are several braided trunks and multi-foliage leaves. It also needs plenty of light, as well as consistent watering.

3. A feng shui product called the Money Tree.

Often used in classical feng shui applications, this cure has coins growing on a tree. You can buy this feng shui money cure on-line or in the Chinatown area of most major cities.

Which feng shui money tree is best as a feng shui money cure? The choice is up to you, as all three feng shui cures listed above are popular feng shui money trees. Decide which one you like the most, as well as which one works best with your home decor and your overall environment.

Be sure to choose a plant that will thrive in your light conditions, rather than barely get on just so that it can prove a feng shui myth.

Steps for Repotting Your Money Tree

Once you have your new pot and soil, you’re ready to report your money tree. Select an area, preferably outside to repot your plant

  1. Make sure the drainage hole in the new pot or container is clear.
  2. Place a couple of pebbles or other non-porous objects in the bottom of the pot to help prevent the potting soil from clogging the hole and encourage water drainage.
  3. Add two inches of potting soil to the pot.
  4. At the base of the plant, place your index finger on the outside of the plant stem along the soil line and your middle Place your index and middle finger on either side of the plant, so the base of the plant is secured between your two fingers. For larger plants, you’ll need to use your thumb and forefinger to grasp the plant stem (trunk). Extremely large trunks may require using both hands to remove the plant from the pot.
  5. Keeping your fingers around the plant base, turn the pot upside down over newspaper or a small tarp. Dirt will tumble from the pot and will be caught by the newspaper or tarp.
  6. Once the plant is free of the pot, carefully set it into the new pot.
  7. Using a scooper, slowly fill the pot around the plant, stopping to press the soil down around the plant with your fingers.
  8. Leave about one-half inch to an inch of the pot rim exposed above the soil line.
  9. Minimize potential transplant shock by watering the plant and placing it in a warm spot.
  10. Your plant should recover from any possible transplant shock within three days.
  11. Continue to care and maintain your plant as usual.

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