What can Sphagnum moss be used for apart from growing orchids?

Sphagnum moss is often used by gardeners to line hanging baskets, make floral wreaths and fill topiary frames. Spagmoss can be used for growing carnivorous plants and bonsai and has also been used for reptile bedding. You can lay Spagmoss around the tops of houseplants to help retain moisture allowing more time between watering.

What is the easiest way to hydrate Spagmoss?

To re-hydrate Spagmoss simply soak in water; use warm water for best results. The moss will increase in size slightly while absorbing. Gently squeeze out any excess water before use. It is best that you only hydrate as much moss as you need to use.

What is the difference between New Zealand, Chinese, and Sphagnum moss?

NZ CHILE CHINESE Strands Large, robust leaf and long stem Dense leaf but short strands Fragile leaf and short strands Structure Strong structure Reasonably strong structure Weak structure Chemical Properties Natural pH, 4.8 with an EC of 0.1mS/cm. Natural pH, 4.8 but inconsistent EC of between 0.1-0.5mS/cm. High pH and high EC Salt Accumulation Will … Continued