The difference between Peat moss and sphagnum peat moss?

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The difference between Peat moss and sphagnum peat moss?

by derk6 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:05 pm

Today, i bought a bale of peat moss. they did not have sphagnum peat moss. I presumed they were the same. Am i right?

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Re: The difference between Peat moss and sphagnum peat moss?

by parker679 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:34 pm

While there are many types of peat, not all of them sphagnum based, usually if it says peat moss it's spagnum peat moss.

The other peats are typically sedge/grass based and wouldn't call themselves peat moss.

Do you have a picture of what you got or a link to the product page?

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Re: The difference between Peat moss and sphagnum peat moss?

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Re: The difference between Peat moss and sphagnum peat moss?

by parker679 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:01 pm

Can't tell for sure from the picture. But Irish peat moss should very well be sphagnum based since it's from Ireland.


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