Guiana Chestnut

Pachira aquatica

Guiana Chestnut

How to care for Guiana Chestnut

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Light: Part sun, part shade

Place in a window with dappled sun or a spot in the middle of a room. Or directly in a window facing west or east.

watering

Watering need: Medium demand

This plant is somewhat drought-tolerant, so no need to stress too much about it drying up. Make sure to feel the soil before watering: the top layer (about 2 inches) should be dry before giving this plant more water.

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Fertilizing need: Medium demand

Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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In their native habitats they can get up to 60 feet / 18 m and can produce oval green pods with seeds inside.

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The Best Way to Water Your Guiana Chestnut

Guiana Chestnut are plants that are fairly drought-resistant, so it's perfectly fine for them to dry out a little between waterings. In fact, they quite like this!

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How to Fertilize Your Guiana Chestnut

Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.

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How to Repot Your Guiana Chestnut

Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.

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How to Mist Your Guiana Chestnut

Misting instructions

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