This Mosses that belong to the Sphagnum genus has the capacity for high water retention. The Moss can absorb water rapidly and maintain the moisture content for a long time. Moss helps to increase the water and nutrient capacity of the soil by increasing the capacity of cation exchange and capillary forces.
This moss is widely used in hanging baskets for maintaining the moisture in the potting mix. Also, you can use it for mulching and air layering.