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Moss Trays

Each moss tray order is approximately 10 x 20” in size providing at least 1.25 sq. ft. of product. Substrate fabric is included providing easy installation for gardeners and landscapers, if desired. Hard plastic tray may not be included in the shipment, unless specifically requested by the customer.

All live mosses, lichens and native plants have either been rescued from high-impact locations or cultivated in our Mossery. We promote the use of these plants for LIVE moss projects and sustainable landscapes. Some mosses will come with soil attached while others, particularly prostrate-growing types and mounds, may have very little soil attached to their tiny rhizoids.

Shipping Considerations

Mosses are shipped via Priority Mail through the US Postal Service. Most deliveries occur within 2-3 days. Mountain Moss will assume the costs of insuring your order. Please notify us if you encounter any issues or your delivery is lost.

You should expect your moss delivery within a week. We use somewhat unconventional packaging. For multiple trays in the same order, we may not include all trays but instead layer mosses on top of each other. 

Moss Trays

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Atrichum angustatum Tray

Atrichum angustatum Tray

$30.00

Atrichum angustatum, commonly called Star Moss, which is a small moss that holds soil in place with its compact growth patterns. Tolerant of a variety of pH levels. This upright grower particularly well on nutrient-poor and disturbed soils. Very little change in green appearance from wet vs. dry states but some shriveling is apparent. Male cups ...


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Atrichum undulatum

Tray

$30.00
Atrichum undulatum

Atrichum undulatum

$30.00

Atrichum undulatum has a common name, big star moss, because of its star-like shape. The plants are slightly bigger in size than its cousin, Atrichum angustatum, growing up to an inch high. Atrichum undulatum prefers shade but will tolerate some partial sun. This Atrichum will definitely shrivel up when dry. Its sporophytes have shiny, deep maro...


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Climacium Tray

Tray

$35.00
Climacium Tray

Climacium Tray

$35.00

Climacium americanum is commonly called Tree Moss. It gets its name from the fact that it grows in colonies that appear like forests of little trees. Actually, upper canopy of tree moss is much larger than most all other mosses, about .75-1.5” in spread and a height of 1-3”. New growth will be deep green while older growth or colonies in too muc...


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Ditrichum Tray -- Currently out of stock -- Check back later

Ditrichum Tray -- Currently out of stock -- Check back later

$30.00

A deeper green than other moss species, Ditrichum affine has a rich, luxurious appearance. An upright grower, with plants only about 1/4-1/2 inch tall, this species forms round, cushion-like colonies. A hallmark of this species are the intense yellow sporophytes that appear in profusion prompting the common name, Wheat moss. Although tolerant of...


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Entodon Tray

Tray

$30.00
Entodon Tray

Entodon Tray

$30.00

Entodon seductrix might be called Shiny Sexy Moss. This shiny green moss grows prostrate and hugs surfaces in flat colonies. And, don't you think its second name sounds "sexy?" It attaches quickly to all types of surfaces from acid soil to concrete substrates. It exhibits amazing fast-growing properties. A versatile moss, it is a good candidate ...


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Hedwigia Tray

Tray

$30.00
Hedwigia Tray

Hedwigia Tray

$30.00

Hedwigia ciliata is named after the father of bryology, Johannes Hedwig. He might wonder at the common name of Dreadlock Moss. Or maybe flattered that kids like to call it Hedwig Moss after the owl's name in Harry Potter books. This moss grows in loose colonies with the rhizoids grouped as a “foot” to attach it. It is deep, dark green with light...


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Hylocomium Tray

Tray

$25.00
Hylocomium Tray

Hylocomium Tray

$25.00

The term “fluffy” is the most accurate description of Hylocomium brevistore. A light green shade, plants have a tendency to rise above the soil surface in loose organization even though it is a technically a sideways grower. A shade lover, Hylocomium tolerates some partial sunspots that may occur during the day. When dry, its color gets lighter ...


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Hypnum Tray

Tray

$15.00
Hypnum Tray

Hypnum Tray

$15.00

Hypnum species are referred to as common Log or Fern Mosses. It will grow on a variety of substrates including vertical surfaces. Its green color can range from brilliant to a darker, yellow-green state. Please note: Like Thuidium, this moss may have a transitional bright yellow stage. It grows in shade and partial sun locations. All live mosses...


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Leucobryum Tray

Tray

$20.00
Leucobryum Tray

Leucobryum Tray

$20.00

Called Pincushion Moss, Leucobryum glaucum mounds are deep to light green depending upon its moisture content. It grows on a variety of substrates including rich, acidic soils to barren, sandy locations. It gets tiny golden brown sporophytes during all seasons. Also, it sometimes is covered with fragmented white leaf tips during asexual reproduc...


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Mixed Species Tray

Tray

$25.00
Mixed Species Tray

Mixed Species Tray

$25.00

Mosses are social. Often species grow together in the same colonies. Mountain Moss is now offering trays that contain different species intertwined with each other. The combination of species provides various textures and different shades of green (or maybe even golden overtones). Trays include a selection of compatible mosses appropriate for sh...


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Mnium Tray -- Currently Out of Stock -- Check back later

Mnium Tray -- Currently Out of Stock -- Check back later

$35.00

Mnium hornum is characterized by its small oval leaves that cascade intricately along a single plant stem that doesn’t branch. It is a great option for wet and shady locations. In a feature section of your moss garden, it provides great contrasting colors and textures. Mnium hormun plants can grow ¾ of an inch to 2 inches tall. All live mosses, ...


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Plagiomnium Tray -- Currently Out of Stock -- Check back later

Plagiomnium Tray -- Currently Out of Stock -- Check back later

$35.00

Plagiomnium ciliare has distinctively different looking males (flower-like shape) and females (frond shape). In this alluring species, one notices first the pedal-like aspect of the plant as its colonies sprawl out over the surface. Next, the transparency in its green leaves make it a fantastic option in any moss project. This species has a glow...


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