Propagation is usually by seed, or by rooting cuttings. Cold, Dry, Sub-tropical, Temperate, Tropical. © Copyright 1996, California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. The providers of this website accept no liability for the use or misuse of information contained in this website. They can be eaten raw or cooked, or ground into flour. PRICE BREAKS. Could it be that I’m allergic to them? Edible raw but normally roasted, tasting somewhat like chestnuts. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Follow by Email. In common parlance, money tree refers to the young saplings or bonsai versions of pachira grown as indoor plants. gunnar429. The nomenclature nonsense does not stop there with several common names for the Mallow Family member: Guiana Chestnut, Malabar Chestnut, Provision Tree, Saba Nut, Monguba, Pumpo, Money Tree and Money Plant. I grew up in a northern climate, and I write about many northern plants, or it is accurate to say that the majority of the plants I write about are found in northern climes. Young leaves and flowers may be cooked as a vegetable. Fruits of the Malabar chestnut. To attend (via  Zoom), please RSVP with your name and chapter to:  (function(){var ml="u0eiavc4hr.to%fm",mi="536268439=71<6>903;:6