Hypnum Moss

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  • 5
    Hypnum Moss

    Posted by Tera Bess on Aug 28, 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.

  • 5
    Nice Plant

    Posted by Dan Reed on Mar 05, 2018

    I am amazed at me living in California and these plants arriving so nice and moist. They are nice and well rooted too.

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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

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 provides 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 receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.

Description

Hypnum Moss is Common Around the World

This beautiful moss is also known as cypress-leaved plant moss. It's common around the world, especially in forests and shaded woodlands. It's one of the other twelve thousand species of spore-bearing land plants. Hypnum Moss is sometimes called "Feather Moss" due to its leaf shape.

Hypnum Moss is Best found on Dark Forest Floors and Rocks

Hypnum Moss forms carpet-like sheets on dark forest floors and rocks. It's size ranges between small and medium. Its stems are short and medium reddish-brown. The leaves that grow from it are spiraled and skinny. They resemble the leaves of a Cypress tree. The leaves can grow to about two millimeters in length. This moss is colored a gorgeously vibrant green and darker green. The spores of the plant grow in pods attached to stalks from the moss.

Hypnum Moss is involved as both female, and male plants grow from it

Other classifications for Hypnum moss are upright, carpet, cushion, and clumping moss. The plant has a unique growth pattern that is extremely flat. It also hosts a non-vascular system. This moss has a high transplant success rate and can handle a little sunlight, but not directly or very often. Many people choose to plant it because of its soft and cushiony texture. Using with low-lying plants as an extra accent is fantastic. It's the most popular choice for many gardeners. This soft and spongy plant looks impressive between stepping stones or on a path. Some people even use it for their entire lawn.

Hypnum Moss is the most common moss. About twenty-five percent of the species grow in North America. The other seventy-five percent grows everywhere except for Antarctica. There are even a few aquatic species of Hypnum Moss. It's tolerant of pollution and thrives in acidic environments.

It used to be given as a treatment for Insomnia. The Greek word Hypnosis where we get the name Hypnum. Interestingly, Hypnos translates to sleep in English. Ironically, Hypnum Moss was initially used to fill pillows and mattresses.

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