Shame Plant

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This one was grown from seeds and has thrived in its little pot all summer. Its fun to watch it open during the day and close up at night. Its a very cute little plant.

Common NameShame plant
Scientific NameMimosa pudica
Sun ExposureLight: Bright light, some direct sunlight
Soil TypeWell-draining loamy soil
Bloom Timemid-summer / fall
CareThe sensitive plant prefers that its potting mixture is kept consistently moist. To achieve this, water the potting soil thoroughly and allow the excess moisture to drain out of the pot. Then, the next time you should water will be after the soil has dried out a bit, but making sure it never dries completely. For more information, click here
Capitain's log
09/14/2020Inherited the plant.
July 2020Planted some seeds.