Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui mui - Plant

Touch me not plant is a source of fascination to adults and children alike.
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1Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui mui - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Mimosa Pudica

Interesting fact: The most interesting feature of Mimosa pudica plant (sensitive plant) is its ability to fold the leaves when touched that is why it is called touch me not.

mimosa pudica is a tropical plant but in cold climate, you can grow it in the pot and keep it indoors in winter. The stem is erect, slender and branching. The leaves are bipinnate. This plant produces small, pink, powder-puff like flowers in the summer.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui Mui, Sensitive plant, Shy plant, Shame plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 24 inches
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
  • While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Mimosa Pudica care

    Touch me not plant is propagated by seeds and cuttings. Its an extremely easy plant to grow and germinates quickly. Seed sowing must be done when a temperature is warm. This plant prefers sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil.

    Sunlight Full to partial sunlight
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 40 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Mimosa Pudica special feature

    Ability to fold the leaves when touched.

    Mimosa Pudica uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Mimosa Pudica?

    Mimosa Pudica is commonly known as Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui Mui, Sensitive plant, Shy plant, Shame plant

    How tall do Mimosa Pudica grow?

    On average Mimosa Pudica grows Up to 24 inches

    What color are Mimosa Pudica?

    A Mimosa Pudica plant bears flowers of color Pink

    When Mimosa Pudica blooms?

    With enough light, Mimosa Pudica may produce Pink flowers in Summer

    How hard is Mimosa Pudica to grow?

    A Mimosa Pudica is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Mimosa Pudica need?

    A Mimosa Pudica prefers Full to partial sunlight

    How much water does a Mimosa Pudica need?

    A Mimosa Pudica prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Mimosa Pudica need?

    A Mimosa Pudica prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Mimosa Pudica like?

    A Mimosa Pudica prefers 20 to 40 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Mimosa Pudica?

    To encourage Mimosa Pudica growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    Saturday, 14 March 2020

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.


    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    Looking Good ....survived!!!!!!


    Sunday, 16 February 2020

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Paras Mahajan
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