My inherited desk plant

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Date Photo Taken: 01/16/2014
Location: Chicago, IL
Posted By: HonkIfYouLoveBeer


I was told to take good care, but the plant is very unhappy since I arrived! It gets plenty of sun in the mornings, and I’ve tried keeping the soil very wet, very dry and everything in between, but the leaves continue their steady march to death. Please help!


  1. spatialdrift Flower Fanatic says:

    Guiana Chestnut–Pachira aquatica is a tropical wetland tree of the mallow family Malvaceae, native to Central and South America where it grows in swamps.

    Try sticking to consistent watering and check out this link:

    Good luck!

    January 17th, 2014 at 8:01 am
  2. HonkIfYouLoveBeer Registered says:

    Thanks so much! Reading the link, it might also have outgrown its pot, so I will try that as well. Looking forward to a happy plant!

    January 17th, 2014 at 1:03 pm

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