Houseplants forum: Sensitive mimosa houseplant

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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Sep 8, 2015 8:10 AM CST
I was looking at bachmens yesterday morning and I picked up a sensitive mimosa, its leaves fold up when you touch them. it has/will get pink pom pom like flowers. I repotted it and put it directly under my light.
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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tarev
Sep 8, 2015 2:03 PM CST
I love Mimosa pudica, too bad can't grow it here, way too dry. In my homeland they grow wild on any open grassland area, we used to play with them tickling it to close the leaves. Big Grin
Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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Cinta
Sep 8, 2015 2:53 PM CST
I thought it could only be grown as a outdoor plant due to size. I have seen them in the garden. Had one for a few years in my yard. They are marginal hardy in my area.
Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Sep 8, 2015 6:59 PM CST
mines only a foot tall or so. i repotted it and it seems happy.
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purpleinopp
Sep 11, 2015 12:08 PM CST
There's mimosa trees (Albizia julibrissin,) and then there's sensitive plant, Mimosa pudica, said to be a true annual on many sources, but not all.

Mimosa Tree (Albizia julibrissin)
Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica)
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