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Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) is an epiphytic flowering plant that often grows upon larger trees in tropical and .... Uses -- Beaufort County Library · Florida Forest Plants · Florida Spanish Moss: Theory - Does Spanish Moss kill trees?

www.floridaspanishmoss.com/fsmtheory.html

Here at FSM we have always found it curious that while we do not believe that spanish moss kill trees, the volume of moss on a healthy oak tree does seem to be ...

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Hanging off trees and landscape plants, Spanish moss is a familiar part of Florida's environment. Despite its name, Spanish ... Epiphytes grow on other plants, but do not rely on them for nutrients. They take ... Spanish Moss and Tree Damage.

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May 5, 2016 ... In and of itself, Spanish Moss does not damage trees. If you like the look of this moss, go ahead and incorporate it into your Palm Harbor ...

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Sep 12, 2010 ... The relationship between Spanish moss and the trees it colonizes is an ... make their own food, so they do not harm the host tree; the host tree ...

www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/spanish-moss/spanish-moss-removal.htm

Mar 19, 2015 ... Spanish moss, while commonplace in the southern landscape, has a ... note that while Spanish moss will not technically harm a tree, it can present a threat, ... to do the work for you, especially for larger trees in the landscape.

articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-12-08/features/os-plant-doctor-tom-maccubbin-1208-20121208_1_spanish-moss-containers-foliage-sites

Dec 8, 2012 ... While it looks like it could be causing harm, the truth is Spanish moss takes nothing from the trees. It does build up when the trees are not ...

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It will, however, grow on most trees if the conditions are right. Spanish moss is not parasitic and therefore does not harm the trees directly. The plant obtains its ...

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Savannah's hundreds of live oaks and the Spanish Moss that hangs off them have ... The moss does not directly harm the trees upon which it lives, as it is an ...