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Ground Fern Moss

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Year Round
Full Shade,
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Reviews (7)

  • 5
    Ground Fern Moss

    Posted by Deann Holloway on 27th Aug 2019

    These arrived in great shape and packaged nicely. I got them planted.. Can't wait to see what they look like in the spring.

  • 5
    Ground Fern Moss

    Posted by George Bradfored on 21st Aug 2019

    This looks great around the water garden where I planted it.

  • 5
    Moss Gardens

    Posted by Karley Anderson on 7th Mar 2017

    My moss was pliable and fresh on delivery. Still moist. So unlike all those other places I've bought from. Thank You Tn! I will be a return customer,

  • 5
    Beautiful Moss

    Posted by Laurie Green on 7th Mar 2017

    Received my moss and I am very pleased with it.Thank you so much for sending out such nice products.

  • 5
    Fast grower

    Posted by Roger Fults on 9th May 2016

    A few pieces goes a long way. It grows quickly!

  • 5

    Posted by Daniel on 6th May 2016

    It was simply amazing! The best product, the best mixture!

  • 5
    Bag was small

    Posted by Rachel Dodson on 5th May 2016

    I was skeptical at first because it looked as if the bag was too small for any plants, but I trusted it and they are all thriving well.

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

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Ships Year Round


Ground Fern Moss - Thuidium delicatulum has a Fern Like Appearance


Ground Fern Moss, or Thuidium Delicatulum, derives its visible name from its fern-like appearance. Interestingly, Ground Fern Moss is found naturally on every continent but Antarctica. It grows slowly and will cover everything from paths to stones to logs or stumps. This particular moss is thick, producing small stalks which support leaflike structures resembling fern leaves, and is excellent to use for use covering walkways, paths, rocks, and even for growing topiary.

Ground Fern Moss can Withstand Different Soil Conditions

Just make sure to give this one extra water and attention so that it stays lush and beautiful in the garden area. It is a fast-growing moss and can grow anywhere from four to five feet in a single year. Additionally, this moss withstands some different soil conditions. This moss is often used to be planted between flagstones, bricks, or cobblestones, and has a very successful transplant rate. As with most mosses, keep it moist until you are ready to plant it. 

It is Ground Fern Moss for transforming shaded areas of the landscape and will not disappoint no matter where it is growing in the garden area.Ground Fern Moss is flowerless, very adaptable and resourceful moss. With adequate moisture, it will thrive and spread quickly. It provides beautiful insulation for the ground and can absorb water up to twenty times its weight. Once it is established, it is capable of enduring drought periods. Fern Moss will grow on soil, stone, concrete or wood surfaces. An entire moss lawn can be created; it can be an excellent accent for a water feature or any garden.


Frequently referred to as the Ground Fern Moss, the Thuidium delicatulum moss is a fast-growing perennial member of the Thuidiaceae family and the Hypnales order. As an evergreen perennial moss, the Ground Fern Moss is acquired its name from the distinctive growth pattern among its leaves. 


 This fern is known to grow in several habitats, including certain varieties of sandstone, in the ravines of woodlands, and on forest logs. Furthermore, the Ground Fern Moss is also found growing on the side of hills, in pine groves, and near rivers and streams. 


 Typically, the Ground Fern Moss is found throughout the United States and Canada, with especially large populations growing in Midwestern states like Illinois. 


 The leaves of the Ground Fern Moss grow rapidly in a matted pattern, providing ground cover throughout its habitat. Leaves are typically deep green to dark yellow in color and feature either two or three small collections of leaflets on the side of the stem. 

 Stems of the Ground Fern Moss reach a maximum length of between 3 inches and 3.5 inches, while the leaves which grow from these stems can reach up .25 inches in length. 


 The optimal growing environment of the Ground Fern Moss will have partial shade and have moderate to high-moisture soil with a low pH.


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