What is spanish moss?

Answer Spanish moss, also known as an air plant, relies on other plants for its existence. It can stunt the growth of the host plant, but it seldom kills it. Spanish moss shelters a wide variety of creatu... Read More »

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The Advantages of Spanish Moss?

Spanish moss is an epiphyte plant by definition, because it obtains its nutrients from the air and rain. Although it attaches itself to a host tree, unlike parasitic plants, epiphytes do not drain ... Read More »

How do I kill spanish moss?

Stand on a ladder or use a long pole to pull Spanish moss out of the tree by hand. This works best for small trees. Dispose of the moss properly and do not compost.Rent a basket truck or cherry pic... Read More »

Spanish Moss & Mulching?

Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) grows on large trees throughout the American southeast. The plant, which is not a true species of moss, hangs from the branches of trees in large curtains as lon... Read More »

How do I clean Spanish moss?

Prepare for Outside UseSeparate the moss into manageable sections. Wash the moss outdoors in a bucket with a mixture of 1 tsp. dishwashing detergent for every gallon of warm water. Agitate the mos... Read More »