Vesicularia montagnei is a creeping moss. This moss is easily propagated by cutting off parts that then keep growing independently.
The Christmas moss (Vesicularia montagnei) was described by Broth. It belongs to the family Hypnaceae under order Hypnales of class Bryopsida. The mature frond hangs down and overlaps each other like the branches of a Christmas tree which give the common name 'Christmas moss'. It is found mainly emersed, e.g. on moist shaded riverbanks and on moist forest soil.
They have a rather regular growth habit and have dense lateral shoots (under low light, this moss does not ramify well, though). Grown "fronds" of submersed plants have a triangular outline and an overhanging habit, however, not as bowed-down as those of Vesicularia ferriei (weeping moss).
Origin: India, Japan, Philippines and Thailand
Growth Rate: Low
Light Demand: Medium