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Selaginella - Bottle garden / terrarium plant

creeping moss

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Selaginella - Bottle garden / terrarium plant

creeping moss

  • in stock
    (shipped within 1-2 working days)
  • 6cm pot - 8cm tall
  • £5.99
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  • Standard £5.95
  • Named day £14.95
  • Position: indirect light
  • Soil: loam-based potting compost
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 8cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose a 7cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    As this plant thrives in a warm, humid environment, it makes a perfect candidate for a bottle garden or terrarium. It has tiny leaves that give the plant a textured look, which resembles moss - hence its common name of creeping moss. This plant is sent out as an unnamed and unlabelled selaginella, so the plant you receive may be a different variety to the one in the photo.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a simple nursery pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: Keep the compost moist (but not waterlogged) at all times and mist the leaves frequently. Repot in spring if necessary.

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