This is a particularly vigorous variety of spike moss with very attractive gold tips to the leaves. The plant on offer is a 9cm pot grown specimen, wellrooted and growing rapidly. The spikemosses are close relatives of the ferns, reproducing by spores. Interestingly these have two types of spores located n small cone like structures on the ends of the leaves. The gold tips of this variety are a little more upright than S. uncinata. It is a faster grower and enjoys the same conditions, Moist and shady. Different types of spikemoss's together always look remarkable. It doesn't like being rained on, but it loves moist soil, adequate protection from slugs should also be employed. Give it these conditions and it will thrive and provide a fascinating and beautiful addition to the garden. As it spreads it produces roots which readily take and provide a stunning ground cover for small shady areas. It is great in large vivariums for those creatures that like moist, humid conditions such as frogs.
Selaginella kraussiana 'Gold Tips' 9cm £4.95
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