Cushion Moss (Thuidium Delicatulum) is one of the easierst mosses to grow. The moss is appreciated for it’s attractive ground cover. The moss has a distinctive structure. Each stem resembles a small fern front. This is why the moss is called ‘Fern’ Moss.
The Fern Moss (Thuidium Delicatulum) is a species of moss that is widely distributed in woodlands and shaded wetland areas across North America, Alaska, Europe, Siberia, Asia, Mexico, and South America.
The moss thrives in different climates and it grows well in warm and cold temperatures.
If you like birds, Fern Moss is a smart choice. Birds (e.g. barn swallow, cedar waxwing, and American robin) love to use the moss for nesting material.
How To Maintain Fern Moss?
Fern Moss (Thuidium Delicatulum) does well in moist and shaded soil or humus and it will grow over logs, rocks or stumps. Fern Moss is a fast growing moss that can handle more sun than other mosses.
Fern Moss thrives in moist shaded areas. Once its spead out it becomes more tolerant to drier conditions. But the moss will still thrive best with consistent moisture and shade. The moss establishes quickly after planting and spreads easily.
Fern Moss is low in maintenance (like most mosses). It will thrive when the following conditions are met;
- organic soil & hummus,
When these conditions are met, the moss will reward you with a lush green carpet year-round.