Plant Care Sunshine Mimosa

Sunshine Mimosa

Also known as

Powderpuff Mimosa, Powderpuff Mimosa and Sunshine mimosa

Taxonomy

Mimosa strigillosa
Mimosa
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Sunshine Mimosa

Water

How often to water your Sunshine Mimosa

Water needs for Sunshine Mimosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Sunshine Mimosa needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.

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 Sunshine Mimosa

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Sunshine Mimosa in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

32% Very Low

Growing Sunshine Mimosa in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Sunshine Mimosa in Washington, District of Columbia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Sunshine Mimosa in Washington, District of Columbia

Sunlight will increase by 33.9% ☀️

January 28th, 2023

Washington is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to increase by 33.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Sunshine Mimosa in Washington, District of Columbia

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, Washington is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of …

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Finding light for Powderpuff Mimosa in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.

Sunshine Mimosa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sunshine Mimosa

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

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Care Summary for Sunshine Mimosa

Sunshine Mimosa

Sunshine Mimosa


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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