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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.

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