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Creeping Moss (Selaginella)

Classification: Foliage House plant

House Plant Group: Climbers & trailers and bushy plant (depending on variety)

Character: Excellent choice for the bottle garden or terrarium

Safe for pets? Yes


  • Selaginella apoda
  • Selaginella emmeliana
  • Selaginella kraussiana aurea (Spreading clubmoss)
  • Selaginella lepidophylla (Resurrection plant)
  • Selaginella martensii watsoniana
  • Selaginella uncinata (Peacock fern)

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Dormant and the leaves roll into tight little brown balls: Low humidity or/and underwatering
  • Leaf tips turn brown and dry: Over-fertilizing, overwatering, underwatering or/and low humidity