Q:

How often should I water my money plant?

A:

Quick Answer

Money trees should be watered at least once a week. Money trees thrive in slightly moist soil and should be watered when the soil feels slightly dry. A light misting with a water bottle every few days helps keep them properly watered.

  Know More

Full Answer

Guide to Houseplants recommends watering indoor money trees until water seeps out of the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot, and then waiting to water the plant again until the first two inches of soil are dry. Outdoor money trees thrive in areas near water because the soil is less likely to dry out. Money trees planted away from water generally require about an inch of water per week. However, they may require more in hot, dry weather.

Learn more about Houseplants

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How do you care for a Phalaenopsis orchid?

    A:

    The American Orchid Society explains that if a Phalaenopsis orchid is potted in bark, it needs to be watered once a week, while those planted in moss must be watered when the moss feels dry. It is also best to water the plant in the morning. The plants require low light, so they should be placed in an east-facing window.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you pot a plant?

    A:

    Pot a plant by preparing the pot, loosening the soil from the plant's root ball, placing the plant in the pot and watering it thoroughly. You will need a pot, a plant, potting soil, a garden trowel, compost and water.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you plant a terrarium?

    A:

    You plant a terrarium by gathering the container and other materials, choosing the right plants, soaking the planting medium, adding materials to the container and setting the plants inside. After plants are set, you can accessorize to change the appearance of the terrarium.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you repot a plant?

    A:

    To repot a plant, gently remove the plant from its pot, loosen the root ball, and place it in a pot one size bigger than the original that is halfway filled with potting soil. Add more soil to fill in around the roots. Press the soil down, and water well.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore