Past customer. First order of Thudium Moss. As with previous moss orders from TN, shipped within stated time, well-packed, arrived healthy and green. Nice variation to combine with previous Hypnum and Ground Fern Moss. Great experience all around. Thanks, TN!
The sheets arrived showing nothing damaging from shipping, being bright green and ready for planting. Now planted, their vivid green shows that the sheets are settling into their new surroundings.
The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.
This stuff is growing well around the old logs that I have in my landscaping. Very satisfied.
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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.
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Thudium Moss is a Ground Covering Plant with Fern-like Appearance
Thuidium Moss - Thuidium Delicatulum, also known as Fern Moss, is a ground-covering plant with a fern-like appearance. It likes partial sunlight and shade and does well in sun-challenged areas. Once established, Thuidium Moss is drought hardy and requires little maintenance.
Thudium Moss is a beautiful groundcover for your rock garden or beds around your home. Its fern-like appearance has an almost medieval magical quality that sparks the imagination. It's an excellent solution for those flat or gently sloping areas in your yard that are a bit bald due to shade. Fern Moss does tolerate being walked on so it can do well around stepping stones or in shade gardens with steps.
Thudium Moss will Act as Living Mulch for your Water Happy Ferns
This moss likes to start in a ground that is not cluttered with other plants. It needs water to get started, but after six months, it is established and is basically maintenance free. As a plus, this moss spreads quickly and is hardy. It can enhance a water feature or a concrete wall. This plant and its fern-like texture showcase Stone, brick, or wood steps. What natural addition as a fern garden groundcover and will act as a living mulch for the water happy ferns.
Moss fern adds strong curb appeal to your home. Yards and gardens using this moss as a ground cover show well, and the need for little maintenance is also a plus. It can proliferate in most of the eastern side of the US as it likes woodland type areas with high humidity. Acid soil is not a problem, and it can thrive around junipers and pines. An added plus, it is used by many songbirds as nesting material. If you are in the market for a beautiful shaded ground cover, consider the hardy thulium moss.
Conditions: Full sun to partial shade
Thudium Moss, scientific name Thuidium Delicatulum, features soft, velvety frond-like leaves that resemble tiny ferns. A pleurocarpous perennial plant native to wide areas of North America, this moss spreads across the soil, dead wood, bricks, and stones in a dense carpet of yellowish to green leaves.
Also known as fern moss or common fern moss, Thudium is a hardy, low maintenance ground cover requiring little watering after it reaches maturity. Preferring partial sun or full shade, Thudium Moss functions naturally as live mulch, growing up to 12 inches in a year.
The stem of each fern-like leaf reaches up to 8.5 centimeters (or 3.5 inches)long, while the largest of the offshoot leaves measure up to .5 millimeters. The larger leaves, each of which functions as a stem for smaller leaves, are broadly oval to triangular in shape and roll downwards. The smaller of the leaves, shooting off from the larger leaves, feature tiny, hair-like cilia.
Secondary cylindrical stalks, light green to muted red, will occasionally grow from the moss's leaves. These stalks bear spore capsules that are between 2 and 4 millimeters long. The spore capsule changes color as it matures, from light green to red. Thudium Moss reproduces when the lid of the capsule drops, and the spores released into the wind.