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By HarrisAz
Posts:  1393
Joined:  Tue May 18, 2010 3:53 am
#66566
im wondering if i use fully LSP fr my vft,wont the moss get burned by sunlight?bcoz vft need direct sunlight and i seen b4 that a guy had a nice green spahgnum moss on their medium of VFT.hows that possible?wont the sun burn it?


Harris, :)
By Jaws
Posts:  1296
Joined:  Sun Apr 18, 2010 11:11 pm
#66569
I had live moss around my plants for a while and i got rid of it, it looked great but i had to keep the VFTs far too wet to keep the moss green.

I expect if the moss was around the plants in a bog garden it may be ok but i didnt get on with it around plants in pots.
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By masmith
Posts:  190
Joined:  Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:02 pm
#66914
Try it. The worst that could happen is it dies.
By Hayden
#66935
I had a moss growing round my sundew, it really set it back and made me water it way more! No point other than decoration.
By masmith
Posts:  190
Joined:  Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:02 pm
#67027
I'm thinking about collecting some smooth rocks to go in my pot for decor and because it will keep the LFS pushed down.
By RLK
Posts:  132
Joined:  Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:52 am
#67032
Frankly i think the live sphagnum is very attractive in and of itself. i ordered some, which should arrive today, just to cultivate it by itself. i may use it to adorn my CP's at some point, but i want a nice lush bed of emerald green moss.

~RLK
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