Plant Care Mimosa Strigillosa

Mimosa Strigillosa

Also known as

Powederpuff Mimosa, Powederpuff Mimosa and Sunshine mimosa


Mimosa strigillosa

How to care for Mimosa Strigillosa


How often to water your Mimosa Strigillosa

Water needs for Mimosa Strigillosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Mimosa Strigillosa 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 Mimosa Strigillosa

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Powederpuff Mimosa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mimosa Strigillosa: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Mimosa Strigillosa may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Mimosa Strigillosa

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

Care Summary for Mimosa Strigillosa

Mimosa Strigillosa

Mimosa Strigillosa

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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