Pheonix Moss (Fissidens fontanus)

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Pheonix Moss

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Pheonix Moss

Fissidens fontanus

pH

5.5 - 7.5

23 -28 °C (73.4-82.4°F)

Max Height

60 cm (23.6")

Max Width

30 cm (11.8")




Alternative Names and Variants[edit | edit source]

Phoenix Moss, US Fissidens, Palm Moss

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

Easy plant to keep. Make sure lighting is adequate. Does best when tied to rocks or driftwood with fishing line. Can be tied on a riccia mat to form a carpet.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Small green plant with fronds sticking out of it. Many other forms of Fissidens, this one is easily recognizable. It gets the name "palm moss" because its fronds resemble palm fronds.

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