Sensitive Plant HEIRLOOM Seeds

Sensitive Plant HEIRLOOM Seeds

Mimosa pudica

Item #1230

Perennial (tender). Perennial in the tropics and as a houseplant, otherwise grown as an annual. Touch sensitive plant’s leaves and watch them fold right before your eyes! An entire branch will droop with increased agitation. Bring it indoors to a sunny window for the winter for an interesting conversation piece. Pink puffball flowers add to its charm. Unlike other plants with leaf movement, sensitive plant is not carnivorous.




Perennial
(tender)

Full sun to part shade

Blooms summer

1’ – 2’ tall

Days to Emerge:
14-21 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 18”

Thinning:
When 1”-2” tall,
thin to
1 every 18”


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost. Sow in pulp pots to avoid root disturbance when transplanting.

Special germination instructions: Soak seeds in water for 12- 24 hours before sowing. Germinates best at 70° F.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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