Plant Care Ruby Red Club Moss

Ruby Red Club Moss

About Ruby Red Club Moss

Ruby Red Club Moss is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Ruby Red Club Moss likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Selaginella erythropus
Selaginella
Selaginellaceae
Selaginellales

Also known as

club moss fern ruby red

How to care for Ruby Red Club Moss

Water

How often to water your Ruby Red Club Moss

Water needs for Ruby Red Club Moss
0.5 cups
every 12

Ruby Red Club Moss 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.

Calculate water needs of Ruby Red Club Moss

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Ruby Red Club Moss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ruby Red Club Moss: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Ruby Red Club 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 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Ruby Red Club Moss in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ruby Red Club Moss

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ruby Red Club 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 Ruby Red Club Moss after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Ruby Red Club Moss

Ruby Red Club Moss

Ruby Red Club Moss


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 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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