Taxiphyllum barbieri (Java Moss)

Overview: Taxiphyllum barbieri (Java Moss) is one of the most popular mosses in United States. It quickly became popular in the US once it was brought from Southeast Asia. Java moss can grow in a wide range of condition and all kinds of light intensity. The only real must have for this plant is a good water current since debris are usually stuck on its leaves easily.

Size Portions: Java moss is priced per portion

Lighting conditions: Low to High

Difficulty or care: Easy

Placement in an aquascape: Foreground to background

Temperature: 65 – 90 F

Reproduction: Propagation is through division and replanting. Another method is by using side shoots to form a separate plant.

Growth Rate: Slow