Plant Care Florida Mimosa

Florida Mimosa

Also known as

Florida mimosa, Fourvalve mimosa, Urban's mimosa, Sensitive briar and Cat's claw


Mimosa quadrivalvis

How to care for Florida Mimosa


How often to water your Florida Mimosa

Water needs for Florida Mimosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Florida 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.

Calculate water needs of Florida Mimosa

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Florida Mimosa in your home

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

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

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

Florida Mimosa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Florida Mimosa in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Florida Mimosa

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Florida 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 Florida Mimosa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Native Region
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Care Summary for Florida Mimosa

Florida Mimosa

Florida 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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