Plant Care American Climacium Moss

American Climacium Moss

Also known as

American tree moss


Climacium americanum

How to care for American Climacium Moss


How often to water your American Climacium Moss

Water needs for American Climacium Moss
0.5 cups
every 9

American Climacium Moss needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for American Climacium Moss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American Climacium Moss: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

American Climacium Moss can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize American Climacium Moss

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for American Climacium Moss: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your American Climacium Moss after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for American Climacium Moss

American Climacium Moss

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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