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Learn how to grow mimosa pudica (sensitive plant). Growing mimosa pudica plant is fun. It's famous for its habit of closing up its foliage in night or when touched.

How to Grow 'Touch me Not' Plant

Learn how to grow mimosa pudica (sensitive plant). Growing mimosa pudica plant is fun. It's famous for its habit of closing up its foliage in night or when touched.

Mimosa pudica or 'touch me not' plant is grown as an ornamental plant in pots indoors as well as in the garden for its beautiful foliage that looks like fern and its flowers that looks like fluffy ball. 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'.

How to Grow 'Touch me Not' Plant

Mimosa pudica or 'touch me not' plant is grown as an ornamental plant in pots indoors as well as in the garden for its beautiful foliage that looks like fern and its flowers that looks like fluffy ball. 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'.

Care instructions and information about the Mimosa or Sensitive Plant.

Care instructions and information about the Mimosa or Sensitive Plant.

Mimosa Pudica, aka the Tickle Me Plant.  I would love to grow these with ds.  The leaves close in a pretty way when touched.

Mimosa Pudica, aka the Tickle Me Plant. I would love to grow these with ds. The leaves close in a pretty way when touched.

Mimosa Pudica. Sensitive plant, shy plant, bashful plant, touch me plant, touch- me-not plant.

Mimosa Pudica. Sensitive plant, shy plant, bashful plant, touch me plant, touch- me-not plant.

Sensitive Plant - Mimosa pudica - It has a curious way of deterring would-be predators: when the leaves are touched they curl up to reveal spiky thorns—enough to scare off any passing animal that might take a liking to the juicy leaves #houseplant

Sensitive Plant - Mimosa pudica - It has a curious way of deterring would-be predators: when the leaves are touched they curl up to reveal spiky thorns—enough to scare off any passing animal that might take a liking to the juicy leaves #houseplant

Style and Create — Yellow mimosa flowers | Photo by Dylan M Howell, StocksyFollow Style and Create at Instagram | Pinterest | Facebook | Bloglovin

Style and Create — Yellow mimosa flowers | Photo by Dylan M Howell, StocksyFollow Style and Create at Instagram | Pinterest | Facebook | Bloglovin

Scientists tried to test whether they could train a Mimosa pudica plant to change its behavior.

Plants Remember You if You Mess With Them Enough

Scientists tried to test whether they could train a Mimosa pudica plant to change its behavior.

Mimosa pudica - Native to Central and South America - The delicate leaflets fold inward when disturbed only to reopen shortly later. The vibrant pink flowers have many showy stamen.

Mimosa pudica - Native to Central and South America - The delicate leaflets fold inward when disturbed only to reopen shortly later. The vibrant pink flowers have many showy stamen.

Black Diamonds are Forever Amazing - Give your garden or landscape the brilliance it deserves with the bold beauty only the Black Diamond Red Crape Myrtle can deliver.  The vivid color display will add an awesome elegance that will tantalize the eye. Rich, crimson red blooms surrounded by dark almost pewter colored leaves offer...

Black Diamond® Crape Myrtle - Best Red™

Black Diamonds are Forever Amazing - Give your garden or landscape the brilliance it deserves with the bold beauty only the Black Diamond Red Crape Myrtle can deliver. The vivid color display will add an awesome elegance that will tantalize the eye. Rich, crimson red blooms surrounded by dark almost pewter colored leaves offer...

The Mimosa is a gorgeous flat-topped deciduous tree that brings a special rainforest effect to the Sonoran desert. The very hardy and heat loving Mimosa is ideal wherever a full, dense canopy is desired during the summer months

The Mimosa is a gorgeous flat-topped deciduous tree that brings a special rainforest effect to the Sonoran desert. The very hardy and heat loving Mimosa is ideal wherever a full, dense canopy is desired during the summer months

Easy DIY Steps on How to Cultivate and Care for a Mimosa Tree

Easy DIY Steps on How to Cultivate and Care for a Mimosa Tree

The mimosa tree is one of the most popular ornamental trees because of its beautiful, pink powder-puff-like blooms and delicate leaves. Peep in to know how to care for a mimosa tree.

Albizia Julibrissin  - also comes in "summer chocolate" variety  (sold at Duncan nursery!)

Albizia Julibrissin - also comes in "summer chocolate" variety (sold at Duncan nursery!)