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Chuimui, Touch me not Plant, Mimosa pudica – Plant – CTM-292231


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Touch me not plant is a source of fascination to adults and children alike.

Item name

Chuimui, Touch me not Plant, Mimosa pudica – Plant

5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Interesting fact: The most interesting feature of Mimosa pudica plant (sensitive plant) is its ability to fold the leaves when touched that is why it is called touch me not.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.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
12 inch (30 cm)

Plant Spread
6 inch (15 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui Mui, Sensitive plant, Shy plant, Shame plant

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 24 inches

Flower Colour

Bloom Time

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow

Planting and careWater a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.Chuimui care
Touch me not plant is propagated by seeds and cuttings. Its an extremely easy plant to grow and germinates quickly. Seed sowing must be done when a temperature is warm. This plant prefers sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil.

Full to partial sunlight


Well-drained soil

20 to 40 degrees C

Apply any organic fertilizer

Chuimui special feature
Ability to fold the leaves when touched.
Chuimui uses

Ornamental Use:
The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

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