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Perla
Mar 26, 2017 6:30 PM CST
Mature money tree has sticky clear stuff on bottom of leaves that looks like water droplets
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Xeramtheum
Mar 26, 2017 7:56 PM CST
Hi Perla and welcome to NGA!

I'm thinking it's guttation which is essentially the exuding of sap and is quite common on plants in the Pachira genus. If it bothers your or is creating a mess you can just wipe it off with a moist paper towel.
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plantmanager
Mar 26, 2017 7:58 PM CST
I've had a number of plants that do that. If it's not making a mess, it's not a problem.
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