- Spanish Moss is an epiphyte – the plant uses a tree for support but doesn’t draw moisture or nutrients from the tree, it is not parasitic
- Spanish Moss needs high humidity and mild winter temperatures to survive for this reason it loves living in the southeast
- Spanish Moss is in the same plant family as the pineapple
Do you have the perfect spot in mind for a new tree or grouping of shrubs? Maybe you lost a plant, or some of your older shrubs need to be replaced because they’ve become overgrown. Whatever your situation, if you’re planning to install trees or shrubs, fall is a great time to do it. The cooler weather and more plentiful moisture give landscape plants a chance to put out roots and get used to their new home before the stress of next summer’s heat and dryness is upon them. They will have an extra growing season to become established, and you’ll have the pleasure of seeing your new landscape plants bloom or leaf out next spring.
Here are a few key steps you will want to take BEFORE you put your plants in the ground: