What it contains: One sensitive mimosa pudica plant growing kit
For the sensitive type... this plant can be very shy!
The mimosa pudica or sensitive mimosa is a plant native to Louisiana which has the particularity of retracting when touched, like a shy plant ... AND of course everyone wants to touch it!
Its small pink flowers grow like pompoms! The pot and the coconut soil to rehydrate will allow you to sow indoors. Keep the plant well watered, it's very thirsty, and you'll have loads of leaves in no time! You kit contains
- Terracotta pot 8 cm in diameter
- Terracotta dish 8 cm in diameter
- 6 cm wafer of coconut soil to rehydrate in a little lukewarm water
- A bag of sensitive mimosa seeds
- English instructions included
Do not touch the young leaves too much as you risk damaging the plant. Wait until the plant has several grown leaves.
Feel great about where it comes from:
- Raw materials from EU? Yes - France
- Organic? No, the seeds are not organic
- Manufactured in EU? Yes - France
- What's it made from? Cardboard, paper, recycled coconut husk soil, seeds
- What's it packaged in? Cardboard box only
- Shipping packaging from manufacturer to us: Cardboard only
- Plastic-free? Yes 100%
- Vegan? Yes
- Animal-cruelty-free? Yes
- Reused upcycled or recycled? TBC
Feel great about where it goes after you've used it:
- Biodegradable / compostable? Yes 100%
- Reusable / refillable? Yes
- Recyclable? Yes 100%
Feel great about you and your child using it:
- Great for ages: 4+
- Shelf life: TBC
- Safety standards met: N/A - it's a growing kit, not a toy per se
- Solvent-free? Yes
- Gluten-free? Yes
- Peanut-free? Yes but packed in a facility that also packs peanut seeds, so we don't feel good about recommending if you are peanut-allergic.
- Soy-free? Yes
- Lactose-free? Yes
- Easy to wash-off clothes skin? N/A
- Improvements we're working on in this product: None - but you tell us, how could it be even better?