|Common Name||Mimosa Pudica, Touch me not, Chui Mui, Sensitive plant, Shy plant, Shame plant|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 24 inches|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
Water 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 8-10 am.
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.
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.
|Sunlight||Full to partial sunlight|
|Temperature||20 to 40 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Chuimui Special Feature
Ability to fold the leaves when touched.
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose