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What the heck is bun moss?


By Rhodea

Canada Ca

It was mentioned in a book about container plants that I read.



it is a small tightly leaved moss that is used on pots to give a plant display a green topping. It is similar to the moss that grows as a small dark green growth on walls gutters and in the cracks of pavements.

23 Jul, 2009


It's funny i've never heard of it here.Would florists sell it or would I have to buy seeds.I like unusual things.

23 Jul, 2009


dont know about canada but it is available in florists here in britain.
good luck in your search. mosses have spores rather than seeds and they have a strange lifecycle.

23 Jul, 2009


Is it the one that looks a bit lichen like that you see on houseplants as a sort of top dressing, Seaburng? Or is that actually lichen that's grown on its own. bun moss means nowt to me either

24 Jul, 2009


Whatever it is, it looks nice.Thanks all for your help.

24 Jul, 2009


it is a moss not a lichen, it looks like the bright green mound moss you get on the top of gutters and on patios.

24 Jul, 2009

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