Selaginella erythropus | Red Spike Moss

Selaginella erythropus | Red Spike Moss


Family: Selaginellaceae


Selaginella erythropus is an unusual spikemoss with contrasting colours of red, black and dark iridescent blue – green. An unusual terrarium moss that blends well with other terrarium mosses when used in small amounts or on its own creating a forest of dark, magical hues. Grow in low light with high humidity for best results. Endemic to the southern area of central America and into Columbia.


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Grows to around 30cm tall.
Damp and humid.
Low light levels, avoid any direct sun.
Moist, loam based soil or sphagnum/peat moss.


Plants are sold as seen, fully rooted in clear plastic cups. Cup size 9cm diameter, 12cm height.

We aim to dispatch all orders within 1-3 days of receiving payment.

Plants are dispatched Monday – Thursday to avoid any weekend delays.

All product photos are taken by us of our own stock. Photos give an accurate representation of what you will receive however all plants are unique and differences may occur in colour, size etc.

All plants are sent in plastic nursery pots unless otherwise stated.


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We have destocked most plants and will restock when ready in Spring.