Epipremnum Aureum also commonly known as Money Plant is a tropical vining plant found in Northern Australia through Malaysia, Singapore and Indochina into China, Japan, India and Pakistan. Epipremnum aureum is a species of flowering plant in the family of Araceae, native in Mo’orea, French Polynesia. The plant has a multitude of common names including devil’s ivy, golden pothos, hunter’s robe, ivy arum, money plant, silver vine, Solomon Islands ivy and taro vine. Here on this page we will see some of the useful benefits of money plant
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Money plant is a common name for a few different plant species including epipremnum aureum, lunaria annua and crassul aevata. The money is very interesting plant with trunk. It has long five shiny leaves per branch but luckiest plant have six or seven leaves per branch. money plant also used by many people for there fortune and good luck..
The plant is called a money plant because its leaves (round, flat, heart-shaped, dark green, and plump) resemble coins, although money plants are hardy and easy to grow, one may opt for plastic or synthetic plants instead, as these will never dry and will always decorate your house. Money plant should be grown where there is less sunlight or in shade. Do not water them every time. let the soil dry and then water. If leaves started turning yellow then stop watering for few days.
History of Money Plant: There is a popular story of a poor man from taiwan who prayed for relief from his financial burdens. one day he found money plant in his field was perceived by him as an answer of gift to him. Resulting directly from his prayers, his meticulous care and nurturing of this plant yielded seeds, nuts and more plants. He sold these which in brought an end to his money troubles. It is given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to it’s recipient history. These hardy plants will thrive with the minimum of fuss apart from giving the green hue to the interiors and the garden. They can also be grown as climbers on walls, trellis and trees or in hanging baskets.
Money plants are mainly used as indoor plant because of the foliage and rapid growth. They are known for their rounded, coin like, seed pods. The plants are generally self-seeding and normally grow as biennials. The leaves produce energy which is stored in its developing root system.
It benefit from basic wedding, and inspecting for bugs or disease. It is considered as a lucky plant which brings wealth, health, prosperity and happiness in the house. Money plant is also known as Malabar Chestnut or saba nut. Each branch has 5 leaves which grow 12 inches long. They are bright green in colour and shiny too.
One of the amazing facts about money plant is, it also has seeds. Although we have never spotted any seed in and around money plant, the plant produces seeds that grow inside the pods. The seeds eventually enlarge and burst thus falling on the ground. The seeds are grounded and used as a flour for baking dishes. Plants provide shelter, food, pure air, and many other useful benefits humans. Many indoor plants are believed to bring prosperity and good luck including money plant.
Money plant purify the air polluted by modern furnishings made of synthetic materials and cleaning chemicals It also helps avoiding arguments and sleeping disorders. This plant is grown mainly indoors and its special characteristic is that it can grow even in a water-filled bottle or a container without any soil. It can survive in a bottle filled with water alone for a reasonable time if you simply keep changing or refilling the water.