Plant Care Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Also known as

Hair moss, Common haircap, Great golden maidenhair, Great goldilocks, Common haircap moss, Common hair moss and haircap moss

Taxonomy

Polytrichum commune
Polytrichum
Polytrichaceae
Polytrichales

How to care for Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Water

How often to water your Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Water needs for Jensen's Polytrichum Moss
0.5 cups
every 9

Jensen's Polytrichum 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 Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Jensen's Polytrichum Moss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jensen's Polytrichum Moss: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Jensen's Polytrichum 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jensen's Polytrichum 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 Jensen's Polytrichum Moss after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Jensen's Polytrichum Moss

Jensen's Polytrichum Moss


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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