Due to quarantine restrictions live plants cannot be sent to W.A., N.T. & Tasmania until further notice.

Mimosa pudica
Mimosa pudica
Mimosa pudica

Mimosa pudica

Regular price $30.00 Sale

*PLEASE NOTE: This item is unavailable to residents of N.T. / W.A. / Tas until further notice. We’re working on obtaining our Quarantine Clearnace ASAP!


Botanical name: Mimosa pudica


Common name: Sensitive plant


Family: FABACEAE


Native range: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Elsalvador, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Taiwan, United States, Venezuela


Care requirements: 

  • Medium — bright indirect light
  • Well draining premium potting mix is suitable
  • Water thoroughly and regularly, this plant can tolerate standing in shallow water
  • Misting not required but won’t hurt during warmer seasons
  • Liquid fertilise every 2-3 weeks during the active growing period

Most suitable location: East or south facing window, alternatively 1.5-2m from a north facing window