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Sep 8, 2015 8:10 AM CST
Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
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.
Sep 8, 2015 2:03 PM CST
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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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
Sep 8, 2015 2:53 PM CST
Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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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.
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Sep 8, 2015 6:59 PM CST
Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
mines only a foot tall or so. i repotted it and it seems happy.
Sep 11, 2015 12:08 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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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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