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Irish Moss

£8.00
1 Litre pot
Key information
Irish Moss is a soft ground covering, almost like a carpet of green for your outside space. During spring and summer small star shaped white flowers make an appearance. Soto loves it in borders, pots and as companion planting to Olive and Bay Trees.
Good to know
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Flowering
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Evergreen
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Pet friendly
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Delivery & Returns
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Top Tip

Water little and often. Irish Moss will show browning if over and under watered.

How to care

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Aspect
Sun or Partial

Irish Moss can tolerate sun and partial sun apsects.

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Care Level
Easy

This is a low maintenance plant.

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Watering
Regularly

Water little and often.

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Feeding
Compost

Plant with a good quality, peat free compost. Fertilise once or twice a year in spring and autumn. Too much and mounds of grass form.

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Soil
Can tolerate most soil types

Irish Moss is happy in most soil conditions.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Sagina subulata
PLANT TYPE
Always green (evergreen)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Small
HARDINESS
Hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
1L
TOXICITY
Not that has been reported
EVENTUAL GROWTH
Height - 2-5cm - Spreads extensively - Easy to take out if necessary

Irish Moss (Sagina subulata)

In this Soto Masterclass Max describes how Soto love to use the versatile Irish Moss as ground cover or in pots.

Max explains that the Irish Moss is an evergreen plant that loves to be in full sun or partial shade

This video also reveals what to do if there is some browning during hot summers. Max suggests a bit of extra watering will get the plant back to green. 

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