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Q.Can Irish moss be dormant when shipped and look completely dead?

Zone Glenview Il Zone 4 | evilplantlady added on August 30, 2018 | Answered

I ordered the Irish moss from Tn Nursery in Tennessee without checking reviews…HUGE mistake. I called first to make sure it was living and green, not dormant. They said it was beautiful but when I received it…this is what it looked like. Is this even Irish moss? They gave me the run around about it when I called and sent emails, so it’s just a lesson learned for me. What is your opinion?

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Answered on September 1, 2018

It may look dead, but it is very much alive. You can repropagate that into quite a bit of moss. Keep it moist, and you will start to see life spring out of no where.

This article will help you to get this back to life, and propagated: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/moss/growing-moss-indoors.htm

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