Polytrichium Moss

Low wholesale prices on large quantity purchases of 100+ plants
$5.59
We offer a 1-year unconditional warranty.
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
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 & Shade, Full Shade,
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Shade,
Usage
Shade, Flower Gardens & Beds,
Usage
Shade, Flower Gardens & Beds,
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  • 5
    Polytrichium Moss

    Posted by Patricia Kilgore on 21st Aug 2019

    Moss looks great along the treeline where I planted it.

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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

Description

Polytritchum Moss For Sale Affordable Grower Direct Prices Tennessee Wholesale Nursery

Polytrichium Moss – Polytrichum Juniperinum is also called haircap moss, juniper moss, bird wheat, pigeon wheat, and star moss. Like all mosses, Polytritchum Moss does best where the soil is regularly moist. This moss prefers partial shade but can grow in full sunlight if it receives moisture.

If homeowners are looking for moss for their landscaping needs, they might want to consider hair or haircap moss. There are almost 70 species that fall under the genus Polytritchum. Polytrititchum is a moss type that has a wide distribution, and its "furry" and attractive appearance can make it a desirable addition to property.

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They also prefer soils that are slightly acidic or alkaline and flourish in soils with a phosphorous level of about 4.5.

Polytrichium Moss is one of the taller mosses, and generally, reach a height between two and eight inches.
While haircap mosses can occasionally be found colonizing dead trees and old stone, they grow directly on the soil. When doing so, they can form "mounds" that can reach several feet in height. Polytritchum mosses can be a right choice for a property that has poor growing soil. Once established, a polytritchum colony can encourage other plant groups to join them. Several varieties of ferns can often be found living amongst colonies of this moss. Polytritchum mosses have a lifespan of about three to five years and are an evergreen plant.

Polytritchums proliferate and require little maintenance. This is a moss that should not be fertilized. Colonies find it easier to get established in flat areas that have been well raked and that have had the debris removed from them. In addition to colonizing weak soil areas, another landscaping plus offered by polytritchum mosses is erosion control. This moss's roots bind so tightly to the soil that they can help to stabilize banks and reduce flooding, making this pretty moss a useful tool as well.

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Polytrichium Moss 

Polytrichium Moss, commonly known as the haircap moss, is a perennial that grows from coast to coast in the United States. "Haircap" comes from the tiny hairs that cover (or cap) the spore-bearing portion of the plant to protect it. The moss is prolific enough that if you look hard enough, the plant can be found on nearly every continent on Earth. It is mainly from its ability to tolerate all sorts of climate and soil types, even those considered "poor" to support continual plant life like slow drainage. It can be commonly found growing in the wild on old stone, dead trees, and even on the banks of lakes or ponds. 

 

 As with most perennials mosses, the Polytrichium moss starts as a slow grower. Once its root system has established, it controls erosion but also strengthens weak soil areas prone to flooding. It usually encourages other plants to grow along with it. Polytrichium moss flourishes in moist soils that are slightly acidic or alkaline. While preferring partial shade, it can also grow in full sunlight if the moisture in the soil is maintained. They require little maintenance from how hardy they are.

 

 Of all the mosses, Polytrichium moss is one of the taller ones, where it reaches upwards of two to eight inches tall. When viewed from above, the moss has a star-like appearance. The leaves are popping out at all angles from the stem. Generally, it grows as a rich, dark green color.

 

 Polytrichium moss is a great way to add depth to any garden and can even be transplanted if need be.