Carpet Moss

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Carpet Moss Description

Carpet Moss Plant 

Carpet Moss, scientifically known as genus Hypnum, is one of eighty species of moss.

This plant grows in dense green mats and is usually found in deciduous woodlands. When used in a garden, Carpet Moss adds a sense of timelessness and green beauty, making it preferable over other types of mosses. Carpet moss establishes a thick dark green carpet as it ages. Its color varies in its hues giving your garden sanctuary appear lush look for many seasons after planting.

Carpet moss care and maintenance

The carpet moss plant reproduces uniquely since the male and female organs are either indifferent or the same plant. This sexual or asexual reproduction distinguishes Carpet Moss from other types of moss. Under favorable conditions, Carpet grass multiplies, making this plant one that will beautify your garden landscape with its velvety appearance. It is best grown on rocks or boulders, in a grassless area, or near a garden pond. It helps to prevent soil erosion and is beneficial to other plants.

Carpet moss is easy to grow and can be started from spores or by dividing existing plants. When dividing existing moss, take a sharp knife and cut through the plant’s root system. Replant the divisions in a shady location in a moist potting mix. With regular watering, your Carpet Moss will establish new sheets very quickly. Grow Carpet Moss from premade sheets, crumble the sheet and plant.


 Carpet Moss prefers shady, humid conditions and must be watered regularly to maintain moist soil. Avoid overwatering, which can make Carpet Moss rot. While this plant is drought resistant, if your region has hot summers, you will need to water this plant more frequently.

Carpet this plant to thrive in different garden environments as long as its minimum growing conditions for growth are met. Planting Carpet Moss and properly maintaining it will make your woodland-style garden landscape attractive.

An elegant addition to your garden landscape, Carpet Moss will provide years of lush verdant green to your home garden space for many years.

Carpet Moss is now for sale online at TN Nursery.


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    carpet moss

    Posted by John Oakley on Oct 04, 2022

    Wonderful nursery.  Very nice package.


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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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