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Reindeer Moss (Cladonia evansii, Reindeer Lichen)

Reindeer Moss (Cladonia evansii, Reindeer Lichen)

Regular price $15.00 NZD
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A beautiful mixed selection of lush green live moss, perfect for terrariums. Sustainably harvested and cultivated on our private property on the West Coast.

Reindeer Moss, with its sponge-like, cladoniform lichen structure, undergoes a striking transformation from light green to grayish hues, forming wiry mounds on the ground or trees. This slow-growing lichen advances at a mere 3-5mm annually. Adapting to limited water or light, it enters dormancy, yet can revive later. When drying, it becomes hard and brittle, showcasing its resilience.

- Container Size: 16x12x 4cm.
- Moss may contain some leaves or twigs from the collection environment.
- Moss colors and sizes may vary from photos due to fluctuations in weather conditions.

Care Tips for Your Live Terrarium Moss:
1. Light: Moss thrives in indirect sunlight or dappled light. Place your terrarium in a location where it can enjoy gentle, filtered sunlight.
2. Water: Mist your moss lightly with a spray bottle when the top layer begins to dry out. Ensure the moss remains consistently moist but not waterlogged.
3. Humidity: Moss adores a humid environment. To maintain the ideal humidity level, consider using a terrarium with a lid or cover.
4. Ventilation: While moss thrives in a closed environment, it's essential to provide occasional ventilation. Crack open the lid for a short time to prevent mold growth and maintain freshness.
5. Pruning: Trim any overgrown or browning patches to encourage healthy growth and maintain the moss's appearance.
6. Cleanliness: Keep your terrarium clean by removing any debris or fallen leaves, allowing your moss to shine.

For larger quantities or inquiries, please don't hesitate to contact us via email at meena.nzcraft@gmail.com

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