B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Mimosa spinosa sales history
Common names for Mimosa spinosa:
|Prickly Sensitive Plant,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|110||: South American Native Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Mimosa spinosa seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Mimosa spinosa seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 20 minutes in almost boiling water).