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Pachira glabra, Bombax glabrum, French Peanut, Guiana Chestnut, Provision Tree, Money Tree, Saba Nut

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1 y.o. bonsai

Pachira glabra, Bombax glabrum

French Peanut, Guiana Chestnut, Provision Tree, Money Tree, Saba Nut
Family: Malvaceae   (Formerly:Bombacaceae)
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Origin: Brazil
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersEdible

The large and showy flowers are perfect and terminal, with a long peduncle. The petals and numerous stamens are white. Fruits are much smaller than in P. aqautica, and elongated rather than round. The allegedly edible seeds are only about 1 inch long. Grow in full sun for best flower production. Used for making braided Money Tree bonsai.

In some sources Pachira aquatica is indicated as synonim of Pachira glabra.


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Pachira glabra, Bombax glabrum, French Peanut, Guiana Chestnut, Provision Tree, Money Tree, Saba Nut

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Pachira glabra, Bombax glabrum, French Peanut, Guiana Chestnut, Provision Tree, Money Tree, Saba Nut

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Pachira glabra variegata
Pachira glabra, Bombax glabrum, French Peanut, Guiana Chestnut, Provision Tree, Money Tree, Saba Nut

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Pachira glabra variegata


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