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SENSITIVE PLANT: Mimosa Pudica (Touch-me-not)

  • R280.00 ZAR


Touch me if you dare! 

  • The sensitive plant, also known as the Touch-me-not, is a peculiar shrub and is native to Brazil
  • This is a perennial, summer-growing garden plant 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
  • These are mature (near-flowering size) plants cut back to 10-20cm for bushier growth
  • Only available while stocks last!!

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      • Potted plants are available for collection from our premises
      • Courier / Postnet shipments:
        • These plants are not only sensitive to touch but also sensitive to root disturbance😜 , therefor they will be sent already potted - packed and protected to minimise damage from carriers

       

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      • The sensitive plant can be grown in a semi-shade spot outside or sunny windowsill with a minimum of 4-6 hours direct morning sun
      • Water every other day to ensure soil stays moist without letting it dry completely or leaving your plant with wet feet for extended periods of time
      • Plants can be grown in an equal ratio mixture of compost and potting soil with perlite or silica sand added for drainage
      • These are Semi-tropical plants and do not handle frost well. Protect during wintertime and watch them take off again during springtime
      • Fertilise your plant with with a nitrogen-rich fertiliser once a month for optimal growth

       

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