Biophytum sensitivum


Biophytum sensitivum is a popular terrarium plant with a unique appearance which is often compared to a palm tree.
Like Mimosa Pudica this plant responds to touch.
This plant is tropical Africa and Asia where it enjoys significant amounts of rain, for this reason it is ideal or paludarium setups with constantly damp soil, also does well in low light setups, can also be grown as a house plant if kept well watered.

When stressed or overnight the leaves are folded up. Flowers are a pink colour followed by viable seeds

Suggested temperature range is 15-30°C

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