Mimosa Pudica Seeds - Sensitive Plant Flower Seed

Mimosa Pudica Seeds

Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 12 inches

Bloom Season: Mid summer

Bloom Color: Pink

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Rich, moist soil, pH 6.6 - 7.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: Yes

Latin Name: Mimosa Pudica

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65 - 70F

Average Germ Time: 5 - 10 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Plant the seeds 1/8 th inch deep

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 15 inches

Care & Maintenance: Mimosa

Sensitive Plant (Mimosa Pudica) - Start Mimosa Pudica seeds to grow this unique plant that will capture your attention and entertain you! This tropical plant responds to physical touch with seismonastic movements, and at night, the leaves will also fold and bend in movements known as nyctonastic movements that are a reaction to the darkness. At night, the leaves assume a folded or sleeping posture. When the plant is touched or in response to applying heat, the leaves can move very rapidly, and the plant can snap its leaves shut.


Health benefits

Mimosa pudica has a wide range of health benefits for issues like parasites, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and diarrhea.

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How to grow

How To Grow Mimosa Pudica From Seed: Growing Mimosa Pudica from flower seed is not difficult. It is recommend to soak the seeds 24 hours in water. Press the Mimosa Pudica seeds into the soil and lightly cover with 1/8 inch of soil. Keep the flower seed moist until germination. Covering the pot with clear plastic can help to hold in the moisture, but remove the plastic as soon as there is a sprout.

  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 5 - 10 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Depth: 1/8 inch
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Flower Specifications

The plant has many other names: Sleeping Grass, Prayer Plant, Humble Plant, and Touch Me Not. The Mimosa Pudica plant makes a nice house plant and can be grown in a bright, sunny window. The Mimosa Pudica Sensitive Plant has pink, silky flower and attractive, bright green leaves.

  • Height: 12 inches
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 10
  • Season: Annual