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Sphagnum palustre

Moss

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Features

  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Leaf ColourWhite-green

Description

Sphagnum palustre (Moss). This is a common and easily known species, which is very robust in habit. It has a has a pale green-white colour which is tinged with bright green or pale orange. The branches are blunt-tipped and swollen, and the crowded leaves have a hooded apices. The stems leaves are large and expand from a wide base to an even wider apex. It will tolerate a wide range of acidity, and has a low mineral requirement.

Characteristics

Moss

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

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