This moss is often called "Christmas tree moss" because of its side branch structure, which distinguishes it from ordinary Vesicularia dubyana, and looks like fir tree branches.
Originated in Brazil. Uncertainty remains about the correct species name of Java moss and its variants.
It is more demanding than ordinary Java moss and grows more slowly. It attaches readily to roots and stones, and as it spreads in the water it needs pruning to keep its shape attractive.
Origin: South America
Growth Rate: Medium
Light Demand: Medium