Moss, Broom Fork


Dicranum scoparium

Introducing Broom Fork Moss (Dicranum scoparium), a stunning moss species renowned for its delicate fronds and graceful appearance. With its slender, forked branches and feathery texture, Broom Fork Moss adds a touch of natural elegance and charm to terrarium and vivarium landscapes. Whether used as a ground cover, accent plant, or focal point, Broom Fork Moss enhances the visual appeal and authenticity of any miniature botanical setting. Elevate your terrarium experience with Broom Fork Moss and bring the beauty of the forest floor into your own miniature world!

Key Features:

  1. Graceful Aesthetic: Broom Fork Moss (Dicranum scoparium) is prized for its graceful aesthetic, featuring slender, forked branches adorned with delicate fronds. This elegant moss adds a sense of movement and whimsy to terrarium landscapes, creating an enchanting atmosphere that captivates the imagination.

  2. Feathery Texture: The fine, feathery texture of Broom Fork Moss provides depth and dimension to terrarium designs, mimicking the lush foliage of forest floors and moss-covered rocks. Its soft, velvety fronds create a cozy retreat for terrarium inhabitants and a welcoming habitat for beneficial microorganisms.

  3. Versatile Use: Broom Fork Moss is incredibly versatile and adaptable to a wide range of terrarium and vivarium setups. Whether you're crafting a tropical rainforest, a temperate woodland, or a rocky mountainous terrain, Broom Fork Moss adds a touch of natural beauty and authenticity to any miniature landscape.

  4. Low Maintenance: With minimal care requirements, Broom Fork Moss is perfect for terrarium enthusiasts of all experience levels. Simply provide moderate humidity, indirect light, and occasional misting to maintain its lush green appearance and vibrant growth. Broom Fork Moss thrives in moist, shaded environments, making it an ideal choice for terrariums with similar conditions.

  5. Natural Habitat: Broom Fork Moss (Dicranum scoparium) is commonly found in shaded forests, woodland clearings, and along stream banks throughout North America. Its preference for damp, humid environments makes it well-suited for terrariums with similar moisture levels, where it can thrive and flourish alongside other plant species.


  • Species: Broom Fork Moss (Dicranum scoparium)
  • Size: Available in Various Growth Forms and Clump Sizes
  • Habitat: Shaded Forests, Woodland Clearings, Stream Banks
  • Light Requirements: Indirect Light to Moderate Shade
  • Moisture Requirements: Moderate to High Humidity, Regular Mistings


  • Natural Beauty: Broom Fork Moss adds a touch of natural beauty and elegance to terrarium landscapes, creating a serene and enchanting atmosphere that transports you to the heart of the forest.

  • Visual Interest: The slender, forked branches and delicate fronds of Broom Fork Moss provide visual interest and texture, capturing the essence of forest foliage and adding dynamic depth to terrarium designs.

  • Microhabitat: Broom Fork Moss creates a microhabitat within the terrarium, providing shelter, moisture, and a source of food for small organisms such as springtails, isopods, and microfauna. Its dense growth habit also helps prevent soil erosion and retains moisture in the substrate.

  • Environmental Enrichment: By incorporating Broom Fork Moss into your terrarium setup, you create a more naturalistic environment for your plants and animals, fostering a sense of well-being and enrichment that promotes natural behaviors and habitat preferences.

  • Therapeutic Benefits: Gardening and tending to terrariums have been shown to have therapeutic benefits, reducing stress, anxiety, and promoting relaxation. Broom Fork Moss provides an opportunity for hands-on interaction with nature, allowing you to connect with the natural world and find solace in its beauty.

Experience the Elegance of Broom Fork Moss:

Immerse yourself in the timeless elegance of Broom Fork Moss and transform your terrarium into a tranquil sanctuary of natural wonder. Whether you're creating a lush forest retreat or a peaceful woodland glen, Broom Fork Moss invites you to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with the beauty of the natural world. Enhance your terrarium experience with Broom Fork Moss and let its graceful charm inspire your creativity and imagination!