Large Mix of Terrarium Moss and Live Lichens British Soldier Pityrea Pixie Cup Cladonia 1 Pint

Regular price $15.29

Beautiful mix of terrarium moss and live lichen consisting of some of the following:

British Soldier, Pityrea, Pixie cups, Beaumont lichen, Reindeer moss, etc. May not get all of these but you will get a nice fresh selection.

Harvested direct by us here at Appalachian Emporium.

Includes our Moss Care Sheet.

This is for a 1 Pint size order, that will consist of various pieces, about 1 -1.5" in diameter. We give nice big orders. Give us a try! All our moss and lichen are 100% natural, organic, pesticide and chemical free.


These do not require any special planting. Simply place on top of your soil and mist with a spring water (or non-chlorinated) every few days. These do best when kept out of direct sunlight, especially during the hotter hours of the day.  Clean air is essential for these to live. They will not thrive in a smoky or contaminated environment.  Also note that these grow at a very slow rate, most only 1/4-1/2" per year, if that. 



Keep moss damp. Moisten every 3-5 days if inside.  Avoid full direct sun for more than 6 hours. Cooler morning sun provides the best results, with shade in the heat of the day.

Tip: Rain water can be caught in a vessel and put into a NEW CLEAN spray bottle for natural watering.


Succulent Care

Succulents do best in well-drained soil. The addition of grit or sharp sand will improve porosity & drainage.  After planting, water once a week. New plants should be well established in 5-6 weeks.

Visit the Cactus Succulent Society for very detailed care information. A great resource!


Mini-Terrarium Instructions

Place a small clump of moss in container first, then place the smaller lichen as preferred to fill in or add detail. Tweezers or a skewer can be helpful in placing and arranging. Water well then add a few drops of spring water (or non-chlorinated) every few days.


Seedling Care

Depending on the time of year, your seedlings may or may not have leaves. Care of the roots is most important at this time, keep them moist until time for planting.