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Carpet Moss

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$39.99
Bloom Season
Not Available,
Color
Green,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Categories
Mosses
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Shade,
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Shade,
Usage
Shade,
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Reviews (15)

  • 5
    Great prices!

    Posted by Bell lurky on Dec 23 , 2020

    I bought some for my lizard and it has thrived since I put it in its tank thank you Tennessee nursery

  • 5
    Blanket Moss

    Posted by Steven Mukai on Nov 16 , 2020

    I submitted an earlier review where I noted that the carpet moss was beautiful, but I had only received about half the coverage of what I ordered. Also the box was open and the moss was bare in the box. About a week after submitting the review, I received another box in the mail, this time securely taped, and with moss in a plastic garbage bag. Thanks so much for reading the review and addressing my concern. The moss is indeed beautiful, and now I feel good about the purchase. Thanks again for the customer service!

  • 4
    Maybe order in cooler months

    Posted by Carol A. on Sep 02 , 2020

    Perhaps it was not the best idea to order during the summer months. The moss arrived a little brown and desiccated but I suspect it will green up with a bit of care. It also came complete with wildlife (a snail and a slug) at no extra cost which I did not mind at all. I was surprised to find that the moss was in rather small pieces.

  • 5
    Carpet Moss

    Posted by Ardith Brackett on Aug 17 , 2020

    It arrived in good condition. We put it down two days ago, so I don't know how well it will do as of yet.

  • 5
    Carpet moss

    Posted by Kathy Schreck on Aug 17 , 2020

    Easy to apply. Just water for care. So soft and green

  • 5
    Carpet moss sheets

    Posted by Juliana on Jul 01 , 2020

    The moss sheets were vividly green and ready to plant. and have begun to settle into their new site well.

  • 5
    Carpet Moss

    Posted by AJ on Jun 06 , 2020

    Super hardy!

  • 5
    Carpet Moss

    Posted by Cindy Myers on Aug 26 , 2019

    Looks great in my yard! Very pleased with this plant.

  • 5
    Carpet Moss

    Posted by Barbara Jones on Aug 21 , 2019

    Moss arrived quickly.. It was packaged very well. Moist to the touch. I was also surprised to see planting instructions included. Amazed.

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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Carpet Moss - Mnium hornum is a Lush, Green Ground Cover

Carpet Moss or Mnium hornum is a lush, green, ground covering plant that resembles carpet. Carpet Moss grows best on decaying wood in moist environments like older sections of woods or shade gardens. This moss is found in the eastern parts of the United States and Europe. It is a brilliant green in color. Carpet Moss is known to spread out once it has taken hold in a creeping fashion. It will slowly cover rocks, trees, and the ground which makes it a favorite for landscapers and gardeners alike. It gives a beautiful focal point to any landscape project like stonework or walls.

Carpet Moss is a Low Maintenance Addition to any Landscape

They do well with rich, well-drained, loamy soils and once it is established; can be used to hold the soil in place. Carpet Moss likes moist, shady areas which make them ideal for adding texture in shade gardens. The moss thrives in moisture, and they can double in size in six months with proper care. They are low maintenance, requiring non-sandy soil, shade, and water to thrive. As long as you have the right conditions, you can almost leave it alone, and it'll do just fine. Carpet Moss is a great addition to any landscape. 

Carpet Moss has been used to create living carpets in flower beds, shade gardens, and yards. It will work its way around flowers and plants that you plant before putting the moss itself down. These mosses are capable of growing year round, even below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. They'll simply go dormant without proper moisture and start growing again as soon as enough consistent moisture gets to the plant.

 When many people think of moss, they think of soft-ground covering tendrils in large swatches. It is accurate for Carpet Moss, or Hypnum, a genus that covers eighty different species. Carpet Moss grows most plentifully in dark, moist areas, especially where there is fallen or rotting wood. It is bright to dark green depending on its age and the time of year, with its beginning life as a golden green and darkening over the seasons.

Additionally, Carpet Moss soft enough for small animals to live comfortably in and around it. When dried out, Carpet Moss has been used to stuff bedding and other fabric items and has leaves that grow parallel to one another with a taper at the end. It can reproduce both sexually and asexually, making it versatile for many uses in both home and commercial gardens. Carpet Moss requires a bit of maintenance, but when compared to other garden additions such as delicate blossoming plants, it is one of the less needy decorative plants. Even so, ensuring it is properly maintained. Any pests or parasites are kept away is paramount and will enable it to last longer and look beautiful. At an average of an inch high and dense enough to look like its common name.

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