100 Seeds Water Mimosa for Planting Mimosa Pudica Sensitive Neptunia Plant Neptunia Ooleracea Hat Rau Rut Rau NhutRegular price $10.99 Save $-10.99
Neptunia oleracea, commonly known in English as water mimosa or sensitive neptunia, is pantropical nitrogen-fixing perennial legume. Genus and common name come from Neptune, god of the sea, in reference to the aquatic habit of some species in the genus. Its specific epithet oleracea means "vegetable/herbal" in Latin and is a form of holeraceus (oleraceus)
- Mimosa pudica sensitive plant is grown as a annual in USDA Zones 3 - 10.
- This very unique flower plant may scare you when you touch it! It has movements called seismonastic movements which react to touch.
- This plant is cultivated as a vegetable in southeast Asia (leaves and shoots have cabbage-like flavor). Young ends of stems and pods are edible and usually eaten raw as a vegetable in Thailand and Cambodia and cultivated much like rice. The young leaves, shoot tips and young pods are usually eaten raw or in stir-fries and curries such as kaeng som.