Plant Care Dense Clubmoss

Dense Clubmoss

Also known as

lesser spikemoss, mountain spike-moss, small clubmoss, prairie spikemoss, Rocky Mountain spikemoss, common selaginella, compact spikemoss, dense spikemoss, prairie selaginella and small spikemoss


Selaginella densa

How to care for Dense Clubmoss


How often to water your Dense Clubmoss

Water needs for Dense Clubmoss
0.5 cups
every 12

Dense Clubmoss needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Dense Clubmoss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dense Clubmoss: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dense Clubmoss 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 Dense Clubmoss

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

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Care Summary for Dense Clubmoss

Dense Clubmoss

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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