Christmas Moss (Vesicularia montagnei)

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Christmas Moss

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Christmas Moss

Vesicularia montagnei


5.0 - 7.5

18.3-25°C (65 -77 °F)

Max Height

9 cm (3.5")

Max Width

25.4cm (10 ")

Synonyms, alternative common names and variants

Christmas (Xmas) moss


When grown attached to an object it forms triangular fronds in the shape of Christmas or Fir trees. Very similar to Java moss, though not as hardy.

Environment Specifics

Prefers lower temperatures under 25°C (77°F)

Special notes

Java moss is often mis-sold as this plant. But Java moss leaves are far less closely packed together and regular than this species.


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