Plant Care Common Pocket-Moss

Common Pocket-Moss

Also known as

yew-leaved pocket moss


Fissidens taxifolius

How to care for Common Pocket-Moss

💦 Water

How often to water your Common Pocket-Moss

Water needs for Common Pocket-Moss
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Pocket-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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Common Pocket-Moss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Pocket-Moss: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Common Pocket-Moss may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Common Pocket-Moss in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Pocket-Moss

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common Pocket-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 Common Pocket-Moss after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Common Pocket-Moss

Common Pocket-Moss

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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