Peacock moss Selaginella uncinata is a piece of the class Selaginella. This class of plants has a place with the phylum Lycophyta, which is regularly alluded to as club greeneries or ground pines. Selaginella species like peacock moss are spore-delivering plants that are regularly thought of as greeneries, however they are all the more firmly identified with lycopods and quillworts. Peacock moss is a simple to-develop plant that is prized for its unmistakable leaf tinge. Development Peacock moss is a little, crawling, plant like plant with smoothed branches that bear little leaves that are striking a result of their glowing blue-green shading. Peacock moss shapes a crawling mat of padded foliage. The stems of this plant may root into the ground close to the tips, by means of the rhizophores, or branchless, root-like stems it delivers on each stem. New plants can begin from these. Peacock moss plants develop to around 6 inches tall, spreading 2 feet wide, however its stems are feeble, which means they break effectively. Peacock moss plants do not create blossoms. In any case, they do frame cones, or strobili, that are less than 1/2 inch long.
Solid in U.S. Division of Agriculture plant solidness zones 6 through 10, peacock moss is anything but difficult to develop, requiring rich, soggy soil and a concealed area to flourish. At the point when developed inside, dirt comprising of 2 sections peat moss, 1 section soil and a touch of pine bark is perfect. Peacock moss requires at any rate 50 percent shade consistently and light preparation on a week after week premise. Apply reasonable compost weakened to a large portion of the quality prescribed on the mark to the dirt. Try not to enable the dirt to dry out totally between watering. Peacock moss likes sodden to wet conditions. In the event that the tips of your plant dry out or bite the dust back in the winter, cut them in late-winter and you will discover vivid new development is uncovered. Slugs love this plant, so in case you are incorporating it in your scene, be set up to need to take some control measure against this nuisance.
Peacock moss is proliferated either by division of enormous set up mats, or by stem cuttings. Bits of stems where roots have framed can be transplanted into rich, soggy soil whenever in the developing season, or you can isolate the plant in the spring.
Peacock Moss is perfect in hanging bushels and as a compartment plant. It can likewise be developed as a ground spread gave you can give it an ensured, concealed and sodden area. It adds surface to the scene and is hare safe. Peacock moss additionally makes a staggering point of convergence when planted beside a water include or a lake. Its exceptional foliage makes a lovely emphasize to shake plant enclosures and it makes an assortment of differentiations in your scene. Live plants are additionally known to be transporters of potential bugs and parasites in the tank, yet to help the fish and for a more advantageous condition, let the grass develop and live. The tank will in any case receive extraordinary supplement rewards from the grass regardless of whether your fish make a tidbit out of a portion of the pieces of sod.