Plant Care Ruby Red Club Moss

Ruby Red Club Moss

About Ruby Red Club Moss

Ruby Red Club Moss is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 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 9

Ruby Red Club Moss needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, Florida.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Ruby Red Club Moss in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

59% Medium

Growing Ruby Red Club Moss in Jacksonville right now

Light needs for plant Ruby Red Club Moss in Jacksonville, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Ruby Red Club Moss in Jacksonville, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.4% ☀️

November 25th, 2021

Jacksonville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to decrease by 22.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Ruby Red Club Moss in Jacksonville, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 24th, 2021

This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 9.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Ruby Red Club Moss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ruby Red Club Moss: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Ruby Red Club 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..️

Jacksonville, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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.

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
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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 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Jacksonville, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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