- Haircap Moss - Polytrichum Commune Hardy Planting Zones- 3-9 Sun or Shade – Partial Sun to Full Shade Mature Height - 2-6" Mature Width- 1-27" Bloom Season – n/a Gardener Status- Beginner
POLYTRICHUM COMMUNE - HAIR CAP MOSS
Found mostly in areas of high humidity, such as costal regions or areas or heavy rainfall. The Hair Cap Moss is taller, can reach heights of 12 in, than other types of Moss. It is mostly a dark green color but also has shades of dark brown imbedded amongst itself. Hair Cap Moss is an evergreen plant that is easy to grow. This is found throughout the world as it can grow effectively. These mosses are used as ground cover, but this plant was mainly found in the elevated areas. These mosses can grow properly in the coastal plains as they are water bodies and all along the jungles. These grow all over the world, in wild forests to decorative ground cover, and these Hair Cap Moss requires lightly shady areas in moderate acidic soil. This is an extremely common moss and they are very typical. The stems of this plant are deep green to a brown color, as this matures the stems form a compact tuft. This evergreen plant is a perennial, and the leaves on this plant are vertical. You need to make sure that the moisture level is alright, when it is needed, you need to moisten your plant. This is an excellent ground cover for mature trees, rather than using harsh chemicals beneath the trees. You can use this moss as part of paving stone of walkways as this will be very attractive. Clear all debris and vegetation from this spot, mosses like the soil to be slightly acidic. You can put sulfur powder down on the ground, and to plant this, you can soak the moss in sheets in the ground. You cannot water this plant too much because this plant has to become established. You are likely to find this Hair Cap Moss somewhere in your yard.