Christmas Moss (Vesicularia montagnei)

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Christmas Moss

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Christmas Moss

Vesicularia montagnei



5.0 - 7.5

18.3-25°C (65 -77 °F)

Max Height

9 cm (3.5")

Max Width

25.4cm (10 ")

Synonyms, alternative common names and variants[edit | edit source]

Christmas (Xmas) moss

Description[edit | edit source]

When grown attached to an object it forms triangular fronds in the shape of Christmas or Fir trees. Very similar to Java moss, though not as hardy.

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

Prefers lower temperatures under 25°C (77°F)

Special notes[edit | edit source]

Java moss is often mis-sold as this plant. But Java moss leaves are far less closely packed together and regular than this species.

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