Plant Care Continental Firmoss

Continental Firmoss


Huperzia continentalis

How to care for Continental Firmoss


How often to water your Continental Firmoss

Water needs for Continental Firmoss
0.5 cups
every 9

Continental Firmoss 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 Continental Firmoss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Continental Firmoss: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Continental Firmoss 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 Continental Firmoss

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Continental Firmoss: 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 Continental Firmoss after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Continental Firmoss

Continental Firmoss

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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