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Tree moss Thamnobryum alopecurum, terrarium moss, looks like a tiny tree attaches to wood and rock



$3.17 $4.52

Shipping to United States: $16.96
  • Details
    The best tree moss for mossarium, model make, and tiny terrarium scapes in our opinion. The largest of our tree moss growing to 3–6 cm tall, Thamnobryum alopecurum is a full shade, high humidity moss that attaches to wood and rock, and will also grow in sandy non-acidic soil. It has a complex woody rhizome system making it very sturdy allowing it to grow vertically on a long woody stem like a miniature tree. We have managed to attache this moss to rubber, coconut coil carpet, or most vertical substrates to make a stunning moss wall that looks amazing in a water feature. New growth comes up from the rhizomes.

    Watch this video about Fox-tail feature moss and it’s uses: https://youtu.be/as3Buy9-hI8

    We sell Thamnobryum alopecurum as a grown moss in many dimensions, and now as kokedama moss balls! (Our kokedama are unique in the fact that we use substrate inside a hessian bag and on the outside, we use living moss!)
    we also sell the correct "Growing Substrate" for this moss in 100g bags equal to 10x20cm carpet of moss to help you give your moss the best environment.

    If you want to attach moss vertically?
    We sell Thamnobryum alopecurum moss stitched to 2 supports in 10x20cm carpets
    - Hessian cloth for extra use which can be stapled to a tree! Or glued to wall with out hurting the rhizome! this allows the moss time to grow over its hessian cloth and new growth will attach naturally. Hessian cloth is biodegradable.
    - Plastic mesh for interior use, terrariums living walls and moss art, the plastic mesh can be glued to glass or rock, or any supports, without hurting the mosses roots. And hey presto! you have an instant moss wall!

    We do Internation post tracking with every order. Your order will be packed safely and I'll send your Internation tracking number so you can follow your order travels to you :)

    Fox-tail Feather moss is about the largest of our tree-like mosses (3–6 cm tall), and typical plants do indeed resemble miniature trees. The upright stems bear small (less than 2 mm long),
    triangular, scale-like leaves whereas the branches have dark green leaves 1.5–2.5 mm long, which are egg-shaped and have an acute tip. The nerve is very robust. Coarse teeth at the tip of the branch leaves are easily visible under a hand lens and, in good light, the rounded leaf cells are visible. Capsules are very occasionally produced.
    T. alopecurum grows on rocks by streams and rivers, often at or just above the normal water level, and on shaded coastal and inland rocks. It also grows on the ground,
    coppice stools and tree bases in at least mildly base-rich woodland. Detached balls of T. alopecurum are sometimes found in some quantity on woodland floors.

    watch this video about propagation: https://youtu.be/5bD0TP1fUcs

    My Thamnobryum alopecurum aka Fox-tail Feather-moss, is grown on a great substrate, making them much more hardy.
    You will be able to build a nice moss garden on your rocks, clay plate or wood, bricks etc. Mix it up and have fun!! damp wood, and a broken clay flower-pot with some pretty stones and a flower or plant and voila! a real piece of living art.

    Do have a look at my other dry moss, lichen and liverwort species for sale and buy a selection, for your table art, garden, pet Terrariums (allow the moss time to set and absorb water before you let your pet play with it, allow up to 1 month for moss to set.)
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