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Touch me not / Mimosa Pudica Plant

  • Mimosa pudica is also called a sensitive plant, sleepy plant, action plant, touch-me-not, shame plant.
  • The plant is a creeping annual or perennial flowering plant of the pea/legume family Fabaceae.
  • It is often grown for its curiosity value -  the compound leaves fold inward and droop when touched or shaken, defending themselves from harm, and re-open a few minutes later.
  • The plant is not shade-tolerant and is primarily found on soils with low nutrient concentrations.
  • Mimosa pudica is well known for its rapid plant movement.
  • The foliage closes during darkness and reopens in light.
  • The plant you may receive could have slight variations from the one that is depicted in the images. Because of the climatic conditions and plant availability Size, flowers and Pots may vary slightly.
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