Touch me not plant is a source of fascination to adults and children alike.
Seeds Quantity : 10 Seeds in a packet.
Mimosa pudica 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.
Common Name : Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui Mui, Sensitive plant, Shy plant, Shame plant
Maximum Reachable Height : Up to 24 inches
Flower Colour : Pink
Bloom Time : Summer
Difficulty Level : Easy to grow
Sunlight : Full to partial sunlight
Watering : Moderately
Soil : Well-drained soil
Temperature : 20 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer : Apply any organic fertilizer
Mimosa pudica is a tropical plant but in cold climate, you can grow it in the pot and keep it indoors in winter. The stem is erect, slender and branching. The leaves are bipinnate. This plant produces small, pink, powder-puff like flowers in the summer.