Selaginella in the photo looks fresh and picturesque, even though the plant has no flowers. it spore herb can be found on almost any piece of land around the world, unless it is very cold there. It is cultivated here as an ornamental indoor potted plant or as a greenhouse plant in glass greenhouses.
Since selaginella is native to tropical countries, the plant prefers high humidity air and year-round abundant watering.
When you decide to add this extraordinary plant to your collection, take care of the soil for it. The substrate for Selaginella should be loose, humus and slightly acidic... The plant will respond well if charcoal fragments are found in the soil. A mixture of sand, high-moor peat and leafy earth works well.
Caring for Selaginella consists in constant maintenance of soil moisture... The slightest drying out of the earth will affect the plant in the form of twisted leaves, and then in dead shoots. The sprinkler responds well to spraying. They need to be carried out several times a day and use soft warm water for these purposes.
Pests rarely affect Selaginella. When this happens, it is most likely that the plant has fallen in love. spider mite... However, this resistance to parasites makes up for the plant's demands on feeding. If the plant does not receive the necessary nutrients in full, then its growth slows down significantly.
Selaginella in the photo can have creeping, creeping, ascending, lodging and climbing shoots. The shoots are covered with small green leaves (they can be compared to flattened coniferous needles), which are tightly pressed against each other, forming a semblance of scales.