Plant Care Bushy Spikemoss

Bushy Spikemoss

Also known as

Bushy Spike-moss

Taxonomy

Selaginella bigelovii
Selaginella
Selaginellaceae
Selaginellales

How to care for Bushy Spikemoss

Water

How often to water your Bushy Spikemoss

Water needs for Bushy Spikemoss
0.5 cups
every 9

Bushy Spikemoss 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 Bushy Spikemoss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bushy Spikemoss: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bushy Spikemoss 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 Bushy Spikemoss

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

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Care Summary for Bushy Spikemoss

Bushy Spikemoss


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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