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Irish moss

Sagina subulata

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Irish moss is part of the Sagina genus. Its scientific name is Sagina subulata.

It grows mainly as a Perennial, so it will last at least up to several years in its native climate.

Irish moss normally grows to a ground covering habit.

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How to grow Irish moss

See our list of companion Plants for Irish moss to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Irish moss from seed

Transplanting Irish moss

How long does Irish moss take to grow?

These estimates for how long Irish moss takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.

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Days to Germination How long does it take Irish moss to germinate?
7 days

Average 7 days | Min 5 days | Max 14 days (7)

Days to Transplant How long until I can plant out Irish moss?
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Days to Maturity How long until Irish moss is ready for harvest / bloom?
+ 172 days

Average 172 days | Min 31 days | Max 243 days (3)

Total Growing Days How long does it take to grow Irish moss?
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Other names for Irish moss


Sagina subulata (Sw.) C. Presl

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