Plant Care Fox-Tail Feather-Moss

Fox-Tail Feather-Moss

Also known as

Arbuscula alopecura, Hypnum alopecurum, Isothecium alopecurum, Porotrichum alopecurum, Porotrichum alopecurum smolandicum, Thamnium alopecurum, Thamnium alopecurum mediterraneum, Thamnium alopecurum robustum, Thamnium alopecurum smolandicum, Thamnium maderense, Thamnium mediterraneum, Thamnobryum alopecurum alopecurum, Thamnobryum alopecurum gracillimum and Thamnobryum mediterraneum


Thamnobryum alopecurum

How to care for Fox-Tail Feather-Moss


How often to water your Fox-Tail Feather-Moss

Water needs for Fox-Tail Feather-Moss
0.5 cups
every 9

Fox-Tail Feather-Moss needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fox-Tail Feather-Moss in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fox-Tail Feather-Moss: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fox-Tail Feather-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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How to fertilize Fox-Tail Feather-Moss

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fox-Tail Feather-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 Fox-Tail Feather-Moss after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Fox-Tail Feather-Moss

Fox-Tail Feather-Moss

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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