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Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui mui - Plant

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Touch me not plant is a source of fascination to adults and children alike.

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Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui mui Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui mui

Plant height: 3 - 5 inches (7 - 13 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches (10 - 21 cm)

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.

Common name(s): Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui Mui, Sensitive plant, Shy plant, Shame plant
Flower colours: Pink
Bloom time: Summer
Max reachable height: Up to 24 inches
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and 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
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 20 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Mimosa Pudica

  • 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.

Typical uses of Mimosa Pudica

Special features: Ability to fold the leaves when touched.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/

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5 / 5 Nilda Leonardo 25 November 2019
This plants collection is awesome!!! I would recommend it to everyone.
5 / 5 kaushik 24 November 2019
Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.
4 / 5 Rohit Chaturvedi 20 November 2019
This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.
5 / 5 Joshi Prisy 04 November 2019
I really impressed with live plant I purchased online from nurserylive, the packaging was superb.. Thanks
4 / 5 Namira Praveen 01 November 2019
I have got a healthy plant with great packageing.Thanks to nurserylive to give me a great satisfaction.

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