Plant Care Fragrant Mimosa

Fragrant Mimosa

Also known as

Mimosa fragrans


Mimosa borealis

How to care for Fragrant Mimosa


How often to water your Fragrant Mimosa

Water needs for Fragrant Mimosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Fragrant Mimosa needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Fragrant Mimosa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fragrant Mimosa: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fragrant Mimosa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Fragrant Mimosa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Fragrant Mimosa

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fragrant Mimosa: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fragrant Mimosa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Fragrant Mimosa

Fragrant Mimosa

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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