Plant Care Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

Also known as

Filiform hypnum moss, Cypress-leaved plaitmoss and Hypnum moss

Taxonomy

Hypnum cupressiforme
Hypnum
Hypnaceae
Hypnales

How to care for Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

Water

How often to water your Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

Water needs for Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss
0.5 cups
every 9

Cypress-Leaved Plait 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.

Calculate water needs of Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Cypress-Leaved Plait 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

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

FAQs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity

Care Summary for Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss

Cypress-Leaved Plait Moss


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

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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