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Mimosa pudica - Sensitive Plant Delivery & In Store Only

3.5" Nursery Pot

Introducing the Sensitive Plant, a fascinating and unique houseplant that responds to touch with its rapid leaf movements. This interactive plant, scientifically known as Mimosa pudica, captivates with its delicate fern-like foliage and charming pinkish-purple flowers. To care for your Sensitive Plant, place it in bright indirect light and water it regularly, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Additionally, avoid touching the leaves excessively to prevent stress to the plant, as its sensitivity is both its charm and its vulnerability. Bring a touch of magic to your indoor garden with the Sensitive Plant, a delightful addition that will surely spark conversation and wonder.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Scientific Name: Mimosa pudica
  • Common Names: Mimosa, Mimosa plant, Sensitive Plant, Sensitive Houseplant, Mimosa Houseplant, Sensitive Mimosa
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Native Range: The Caribbean and South America

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light Preference: Medium to Bright Light
  • Water Frequency: Allow the surface to slightly dry out between waterings. 
  • Humidity Preference: High
  • Temperature: Thrives in warmth; ideally between 70-85°F
  • Soil Type: Regular potting mix
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves
  • Feeding: Fertilize every few weeks with a diluted balanced fertilizer during spring and summer
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Bushy. Can reach up to 2 feet tall; prefers repotting every two years
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and pets; exercise caution with children and pets around all plants.

Create an enchanting ambiance with the 'Dottie' by placing it in bright indirect light. Consider showcasing its beauty in a bathroom or kitchen window for optimal thriving conditions. Elevate your plant collection with this drama queen, adding a touch of elegance and serving as a low-maintenance, captivating companion in any space.