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Mimosa pudica

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Mimosa pudica | Hull, HU8
Mimosa pudica | Hull, HU8
Mimosa pudica | Hull, HU8
Plant Size
Total Price
20cm × 10cm
£9.99

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Common names

Humble plant, Sensitive plant, Touch-me-not, Shame plant, Live-and-die, Action plant

Description

Mimosa pudica (Humble plant). This is a short-lived evergreen subshrub, It will produce fern-like leaves which will close up and droop when touched, It also has prickly stems and small, fluffy, ball-shaped pink flowers in the summer.

Cultivation

They are frost-tender plants which will prefer full sun with moderately fertile, well-drained soil. You will need to water well during the growing period and sparingly in the winter.

Interest and use

The leaves are sensitive to the touch, they will fold up.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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