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Haircap Moss Description
Haircap Moss is an easy-to-grow plant native to North America.
Haircap moss has a large, beautiful, and soft velvety leaf, making it a must-have for every indoor garden. As an ornamental plant, and is usually used in aquarium tanks. Tannins and other chemicals in the leaves of some aquatic plants can be harmful to fish, but it doesn't have such toxic properties.
Because it is a hardy plant, it can survive in low light, which is perfect for offices or areas without direct sunlight. Its lush green color will brighten up any room and create the illusion of a tropical paradise. Its foliage resembles hair; this plant was once used as an alternative to hairpieces during the middle ages. It is still prevalent in wigs and headpieces to this day.
Haircap moss grows in many different shapes and sizes.
The size of this plant can range from 1 inch to 2 or 3 feet wide. It can also grow very long strands from 8 inches to 10 feet long and up to 1/4 inch thick, depending on how fertile the water is that it is growing in.
It is excellent for covering unsightly stone, concrete, or asphalt. You can also use it in flowerbeds and on the mulch to keep weeds from sprouting. It is not a weed, but an alga adapted to grow on objects in the water. Moss is a plant to take the same care as any other plant; it must have light, water, and food to survive.
Moss for terrariums, tabletop gardens, and aquariums. Haircare is a highly low-growing, thick matt forming moss that is non-invasive and goes by various names, including Black Matting Moss and Black Lace Moss. It grows to approximately 1/8" high but spreads quickly to create a ground cover that is a good choice for terrariums or miniature tabletop landscapes.
It is an excellent addition to any aquarium and is easy to grow and care for. You'll find that these aquatic plants add a natural look and feel while also helping to filter your aquarium water.
Haircap Moss does not contain these potentially harmful chemicals, making it safe for your fish.
Haircap moss will help remove nitrates from your aquarium water, making it healthier for your fish.
Since it is almost impossible to kill, you can add it to your tank anytime without worrying about its survival. Even if dried or frozen, it will come back to life once placed in the water. It works best when placed on top of rocks or driftwood. It attaches easily to hard surfaces, creating a beautiful green covering over time as the plant develops more roots.
Height at maturity: 8 inches to 10 feet
Hardiness: zones 3 to 9
Sunlight: partial, full sun
Ship as: Bareroot
These plants need sunlight and water to grow. It will also need food. That is best given every week with a controlled-release fertilizer.
Haircap moss is for sale online at wholesale nursery co.
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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