75 Sensitive Plant Seeds Mimosa Pudica - Fun For Kids - Easy To Grow!

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Sensitive Plant Seeds Mimosa Pudica - Fun For Kids - Easy To Grow!

Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe.

Stratification: none required.

Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.

Mimosa pudica is known by several common names including: Sensitive Plant, Humble Plant, Bashful Mimosa, Shy Plant, Shame Plant and "Dormilona" in Spanish, which means "Sleeping Plant".

Growing Mimosa Pudica is fun for the whole family. Children love to see these grow and to touch them seeing them close up and then regain its composure. Plus they are beautiful and you can make them look like a bonsai tree.

Mimosa s a genus of shrubby herbaceous plants of the Fabaceae, or Bean Family. Most species are native to the topical regions of the Americas.

Sensitive Plant grows as a perennial in the tropics but can be grown outdoors as an annual in cooler climates. It also adapts well to a container and can be grown as a houseplant or in a cool greenhouse.Sensitive Plant is extremely sensitive. The foliage will close up and droop at the slightest touch. After a while the plant regains its composure and resumes its normal appearance. Pink to purplish flower puffs are abundant making this unique little plant a favorite inside the home or in the garden. Outdoors, it grows best in normal garden soil and prefers full sun. Indoors, it can be grown in potting soil and requires the light from a window.

Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe.

Stratification: none required.

Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.

Season: Annual
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 12 inches
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich, moist soil, pH 6.6 - 7.5
Bloom Season: Mid summer
Color: Pink

Planting Directions

Average Germ Time: 5 - 10 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Plant the seeds 1/8 th inch deep
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 15 inches



All multiple orders of the same seed are put in the same bag. For example if you order 500 beefsteak tomato seeds x 3 then 1500 seeds will be put in the same bag. We do not send out 3 individual bags with 500 in each. This goes for all seeds unless they are listings of different seeds

NOTE: ALL GROWING INFO AND INSTRUCTIONS ARE ON ITEM PAGE.

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