Plant Care Alpine Clubmoss

Alpine Clubmoss

Also known as

Diphasiastrum alpinum and alpine clubmoss

Taxonomy

Diphasiastrum alpinum
Diphasiastrum
Lycopodiaceae
Lycopodiales

How to care for Alpine Clubmoss

Water

How often to water your Alpine Clubmoss

Water needs for Alpine Clubmoss
0.5 cups
every 9

Alpine Clubmoss 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Alpine Clubmoss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alpine Clubmoss: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Alpine Clubmoss 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Alpine Clubmoss

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

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Care Summary for Alpine Clubmoss

Alpine Clubmoss


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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